WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlloeocomatella pectinifera (AH Clark, 1911)

246720  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:246720)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorComissia pectinifer AH Clark, 1911) Clark AH (1911) A new unstalked crinoid from Christmas Island. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (8)7:644-645. [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype  BMNH 1887.4.26.9  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype BMNH 1887.4.26.9 [details]
Messing, C. (2011). Alloeocomatella pectinifera (AH Clark, 1911). 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=246720 on 2017-12-14

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2007-10-12 11:28:29Z
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original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorComissia pectinifer AH Clark, 1911) Clark AH (1911) A new unstalked crinoid from Christmas Island. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (8)7:644-645. [details]   

basis of record Messing CG (1995) Alloeocomatella, a new genus of reef-dwelling feather star from the tropical Indo-western Pacific (Echinodermata: Crinoidea: Comasteridae). Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington 108:436-450, 6 fig.  [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Mah, C.L.; McKnight, D.G.; Eagle, M.K.; Pawson, D.L.; Am├ęziane, N.; Vance, D.J.; Baker, A.N.; Clark, H.E.S.; Davey, N. (2009). Phylum Echinodermata: sea stars, brittle stars, sea urchins, sea cucumbers, sea lilies. In: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 371-400. [details]   

additional source Charles Messing (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorComissia pectinifera (AH Clark, 1911)) Clark, A. M.; Davies, P. S. (1965). Echinoderms of the Maldive Islands. Annals & Magazine of Natural History. (13)8(94):597-612. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype BMNH 1887.4.26.9 [details]
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Alloeocomatella with 10 arms; anterior ray length to 500 mm; anterior:posterior ray length ratio 2.0-2.9:1; longest segments on distal pinnules with length:width ratio up to 7:1; longest cirrus segments with length:width ratio 1.6-2.3. [details]