WoRMS taxon details

Comactinia meridionalis (L. Agassiz, 1865)

246741  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:246741)

marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Messing, C. (2018). World List of Crinoidea. Comactinia meridionalis (L. Agassiz, 1865). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=246741 on 2018-04-24
2007-10-12 11:28:29Z
2009-04-23 09:17:06Z

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original description  (ofAlecto meridionalis L Agassiz, 1865) Agassiz L in Agassiz EC and A (1865) Sea-side Studies in Natural History. Marine Animals of Massachusetts Bay. Radiates. Ticknor and Fields, Boston., available online at https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.1802 [details]   

basis of record Charles Messing (look up in IMIS[details]   

source of synonymy 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]   

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 

From editor or global species database
Diagnosis Comactinia with centrodorsal discoidal; radials hidden to exposed; cirri of uniform width or slightly broader distally; LW ratio of longest cirrals 1.3-1.7; distalmost comb on P2 to P5; teeth non-confluent with edge of segment [details]