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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComaster nobilis (Carpenter, 1884) 
AphiaID: 246755

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 editorComasterinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComaster (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComaster L. Agassiz, 1836
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorActinometra dissimilis Carpenter, 1884 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorActinometra nobilis Carpenter, 1884 (basionym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComanthina nobilis (Carpenter, 1884) (synonym)
Sources 
source of synonymy Messing CG (1998) A revision of the Recent Indo-West Pacific comatulid genus Comaster Agassiz. Part 1: The type species of Comaster and Phanogenia Lovén (Echinodermata: Crinoidea: Comasteridae). Invertebrate Taxonomy 12: 191-209. [details]

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Environment marine
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Coral Sea
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoral Sea [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGreat Barrier Reef [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Indonesia
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIndonesia [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Japan
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorWakayama Prefecture [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Malaysia
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMalaysia [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Philippines
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhilippines [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
(no group)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNew Caledonia [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSri Lankan Exclusive Economic Zone [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Specimen  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype BMNH 1888.1.9.120 [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (3 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Echinodermata Collection 
Note 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Comaster with cirri 0—V; proximal aboral surface usually heavily plated, smooth; arms 50-140; combs of pinnules arising from brachitaxes often with one tooth per segment; combs of pinnules arising from brachials, except sometimes P1, bea [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:246755
Taxonomic
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2007-10-12 11:28:29Z  created  Messing, Charles
  
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  Citation: Messing, C. (2014). Comaster nobilis (Carpenter, 1884). 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=246755 on 2014-09-20
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