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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComactinia AH Clark, 1909 
AphiaID: 246690

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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComasteridae incertae sedis (Subfamily)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlecto echinoptera (Müller, 1840)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComasteridae incertae sedis
Sources  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. [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComactinia echinoptera (Müller, 1840)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComactinia meridionalis (L. Agassiz, 1865)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComactinia titan Messing, 2003
Environment marine
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
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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]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:246690
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Date   action   by
2007-10-10 11:56:07Z  created  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). Comactinia 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=246690 on 2014-09-20
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