WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDavidaster Hoggett & Rowe, 1986

246678  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:246678)

accepted
Genus
marine
Hoggett AK, Rowe FWE (1986) A reappraisal of the family Comasteridae A. H. Clark, 1908 (Echinodermata: Crinoidea), with the description of a new subfamily and a new genus. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 88:103-142. [details]   
Messing, C. (2015). Davidaster Hoggett & Rowe, 1986. In: Messing, C. (2017). World List of Crinoidea. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=246678 on 2017-12-17

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2007-10-10 11:56:07Z
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2009-04-23 09:17:06Z
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original description Hoggett AK, Rowe FWE (1986) A reappraisal of the family Comasteridae A. H. Clark, 1908 (Echinodermata: Crinoidea), with the description of a new subfamily and a new genus. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 88:103-142. [details]   
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Capillasterinae with brachials beyond the basal ones wedge-shaped, often longer than wide; mouth eccentric; pinnule combs absent beyond P3; primary comb teeth widely separated, confluent with lateral edge of segment, more or less straight; well [details]