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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComasterinae AH Clark, 1909 
AphiaID: 246684

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 editorComaster L. Agassiz, 1836
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComasteridae AH Clark, 1908
Synonymised
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComanthinae Hoggett & Rowe, 1986 (synonym)
Sources  original description Clark AH (1909) New genera and higher groups of unstalked crinoids. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 22:173-178. [details]

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 Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCenolia AH Clark, 1916
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClarkcomanthus Rowe, Hoggett, Birtles & Vail, 1986
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComanthus AH Clark, 1908
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComaster L. Agassiz, 1836
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOxycomanthus Rowe, Hoggett, Birtles & Vail, 1986

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComantheria AH Clark, 1909 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComanthus AH Clark, 1908
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComanthina AH Clark, 1909 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComaster L. Agassiz, 1836
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComanthoides AH Clark, 1931 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCenolia AH Clark, 1916
Environment marine
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Comasteridae with IBr ossicles joined by synarthry; brachitaxes beyond IBr of 2 or 4(3+4) ossicles (Fig. 2a); first arm syzygy always br3+4; P1 always on br2 [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:246684
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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
2011-02-23 10:48:32Z  changed  Messing, Charles
  
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  Citation: Messing, C. (2014). Comasterinae AH Clark, 1909. 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=246684 on 2014-04-24
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