WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComactinia AH Clark, 1909

246690

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accepted
Genus
marine
Clark AH (1909) Revision of the crinoid family Comasteridae, with descriptions of new genera and species. Proc. US Nat. Mus. 36(1685), 493-507., available online at https://doi.org/10.5479/si.00963801.36-1685.493 [details]   
Messing, C. (2015). Comactinia AH Clark, 1909. 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=246690 on 2017-11-18

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2007-10-10 11:56:07Z
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2009-04-23 09:17:06Z
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2011-02-23 10:48:32Z
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2015-01-09 03:39:36Z
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original description Clark AH (1909) Revision of the crinoid family Comasteridae, with descriptions of new genera and species. Proc. US Nat. Mus. 36(1685), 493-507., available online at https://doi.org/10.5479/si.00963801.36-1685.493 [details]   

basis of record Messing, C. G. (1978). A revision of the comatulid genus Comactinia A.H. Clark (Crinoidea: Echinodermata). Bulletin of Marine Science. 28(1): 49-80. [details]   

additional source Clark AH (1931) A monograph of the existing crinoids. 1(3) Superfamily Comasterida. Bulletin of the United States National Museum 82. viii + 816 pp., 82 pls., available online at https://doi.org/10.5479/si.03629236.82.3 [details]   
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Comasteridae with IBr and first two brachials united by synarthry; arms 10; first syzygy at br3+4; combs to P2 to P6; comb teeth single, of two distinct forms: 1) confluent with exterior side of pinnulars, with tall narrow [details]