WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlloeocomatella polycladia Messing, 1995

246721 (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:246721)
accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
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] 
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype  USNM E44632  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype USNM E44632 [details]
Messing, C. (2009). Alloeocomatella polycladia Messing, 1995. 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=246721 on 2017-11-22

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2007-10-12 11:28:29Z
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2009-04-23 09:17:06Z
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original description 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] 

basis of record Charles Messing (look up in IMIS[details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype USNM E44632 [details]
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Alloeocomatella with up to 30 arms; ray length to 205 mm; anterior:posterior ray length ratio 1.1-1.5:1; longest segments on distal pinnules with length:width ratio usually 3-5:1; longest cirrus segments with length:width ratio 1.3-2.0. [details]