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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComatulinae Fleming, 1828 
AphiaID: 246675

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinodermata (Phylum) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCrinozoa (Subphylum) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCrinoidea (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArticulata (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComatulida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComatulidina (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComasteroidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComasteridae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Subfamily
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComatula Lamarck, 1816
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComasteridae AH Clark, 1908
Source  original description Fleming, J. 1828. A History of British Animals, Exhibiting the Descriptive Characters and Systematical Arrangement of the Genera and Species of Quadrupeds, Birds, Reptiles, Fishes, Mollusca, and Radiata of the United Kingdom; including the Indigenous, Extirpated, and Extinct Kinds, together with Periodical and Occasional Visitants. Bell and Bradfute, Edinburgh: i-xxiii, 1-565., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/18569 [details]

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 Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComatula Lamarck, 1816

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorActinometra Müller, 1841 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComatula Lamarck, 1816
Environment marine
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis A subfamily of Comasteridae with IBr ossicles united by syzygy; arms arising from IBr and following brachitaxes with first syzygy at br1+2; P1 always on br2  [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:246675
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Date   action   by
2007-10-10 11:56:07Z  created  Messing, Charles
2009-04-22 12:58:02Z  changed  Messing, Charles
2009-04-23 09:17:06Z  changed  Messing, Charles
  
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  Citation: Messing, C. (2014). Comatulinae Fleming, 1828. In: Messing, C. (2014) World List of Crinoidea. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=246675 on 2014-07-23
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