WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComactinia echinoptera (Müller, 1840)

246740 (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:246740)
accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlecto echinoptera (Müller, 1840)) Müller J (1841) Über die Gattungen und Arten der Comatulen. Archiv Naturgesch., Jahrg. 7, v. 1, Berlin, 1841:139-148. [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype  ZMB 1047  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype ZMB 1047 [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution SE Florida and Bahamas to Cabo Frio (possibly...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution SE Florida and Bahamas to Cabo Frio (possibly São Paulo), Brazil, including Antillean Arc and Caribbean coast of Central and South America; Depth range : 2-92 m [details]
Messing, C. (2009). Comactinia echinoptera. 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=246740 on 2017-11-21

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original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlecto echinoptera (Müller, 1840)) Müller J (1841) Über die Gattungen und Arten der Comatulen. Archiv Naturgesch., Jahrg. 7, v. 1, Berlin, 1841:139-148. [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]   

additional source Pawson, D. L., D. J. Vance, C. G. Messing, F. A. Solis-Marin & C. L. Mah. (2009). Echinodermata of the Gulf of Mexico. Pp. 1177–1204 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College S. [details]   

source of synonymy 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]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorComatula echinoptera Müller, 1840) Müller J (1840) Über den Bau des Pentacrinus Caput Medusae. Archiv für Naturgeschichte 1:307-318. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorActinometra echinoptera (Müller, 1840)) Carpenter PH (1881) Reports on the results of dredging under the supervision of Alexander Agassiz, in the Gulf of Mexico (1877–78), the Caribbean Sea (1878–79), and the east coast of the United States (1880). XVI. Preliminary report on the Comatulae. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard 9(4):1–20, pl 1. [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype ZMB 1047 [details]
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Comactinia with centrodorsal small, thin pentagonal; radials well exposed; cirri narrow cylindrical proximally, broader and laterally compressed distally; LW ratio of longest cirrals usually 1.7-2.0; combs to P4; teeth contiguous or slig [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution SE Florida and Bahamas to Cabo Frio (possibly São Paulo), Brazil, including Antillean Arc and Caribbean coast of Central and South America; Depth range : 2-92 m [details]