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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComatula (Comatula) pectinata (Linnaeus, 1758) 
AphiaID: 246762

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 editorComatulinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComatula (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComatula (Comatula) (Subgenus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComatula (Comatula) Lamarck, 1816
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorActinometra affinis Carpenter, 1882 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorActinometra pectinata (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias pectinata Linnaeus, 1758 (basionym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComatula cumingii Müller, 1847 (synonym)
Sources  original description Leach W.E. (1815). The Zoological Miscellany; Being Descriptions of New, or Interesting Animals. Vol. 2. R.P. Nodder, London., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/91182#page/7/mode/1up [details]

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Environment marine
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Japan
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKerama Group [details]
South China Sea
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSouth China Sea [details]
Specimen  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype ZMLU  [details]
Links 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 
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Comatula with up to ~10 cirri restricted to 1-2 in each interradial angle; longest segments little longer than broad, if at all. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution China Sea to Philippine Islands, Indonesia and Queensland to Western Australia; Depth range : 0-73 m [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Houtman Abrolhos, West Australia to Julian Rocks, New South Wales, Australia (includes Comatula purpurea); Depth range : 0-93 m (?292 m) [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:246762
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2007-10-12 11:28:29Z  created  Messing, Charles
2009-04-22 12:58:02Z  changed  Messing, Charles
  
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  Citation: Messing, C. (2014). Comatula (Comatula) pectinata (Linnaeus, 1758). 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=246762 on 2014-09-23
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