WoRMS taxon details

Capillaster squarrosus Messing, 2003

246729  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:246729)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Messing CG (2003) Three new species of Comasteridae (Echinodermata: Crinoidea) from the tropical western Pacific. Zoosystema 25(1):149-162. [details]   
Holotype  MNHN EcCh 189  
Holotype MNHN EcCh 189 [details]
Messing, C. (2018). World List of Crinoidea. Capillaster squarrosus Messing, 2003. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=246729 on 2018-07-16
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2007-10-12 11:28:29Z
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original description Messing CG (2003) Three new species of Comasteridae (Echinodermata: Crinoidea) from the tropical western Pacific. Zoosystema 25(1):149-162. [details]   

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

Holotype MNHN EcCh 189 [details]
From editor or global species database
Diagnosis Capillaster with >10 cirri, not distally tapered; 12-20 arms; cirri with 23-30 segments; 10-15 middle brachials swollen, triangular, distinctly wider than proximal brachials and with thickened spinose distal edges.  [details]