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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComactinia meridionalis hartlaubi Messing, 1978 
AphiaID: 246742

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinodermata (Phylum) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCrinozoa (Subphylum) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCrinoidea (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArticulata (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComatulida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComatulidina (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComasteroidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComasteridae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComasteridae incertae sedis (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComactinia (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComactinia meridionalis (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Subspecies
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComactinia meridionalis (L. Agassiz, 1865)
Sources  original description 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]

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Environment marine
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Colombia
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaribbean Coast Colombia [details]
Gulf of Mexico
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
Specimen  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLectotype MCZ 498 [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (1 publication) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Echinodermata Collection 
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Large robust Comactinia meridionalis with cirri up to 18 mm long; LW ratio of longest cirrals 1.3-1.5; IBr2 and arm bases usually closely apposed; intersyzygial interval irregular, 3-7; proximal segments of oral pinnules short, aborally projecting  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Antillean Arc from Bahamas to Barbados and Surinam; Depth range : 58-373 m [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:246742
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2007-10-12 11:28:29Z  created  Messing, Charles
2007-10-14 12:33:21Z  changed  Messing, Charles
  
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  Citation: Messing, C. (2014). Comactinia meridionalis hartlaubi Messing, 1978. In: Messing, C. (2014) World List of Crinoidea. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=246742 on 2014-09-01
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