WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComatula (Comatula) purpurea (Müller, 1843)

246763

urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:246763

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlecto purpurea Müller, 1843) Müller J (1841b) Über den Bau des Pentacrinus caput Medusae. Abhandlungen Königlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Berlin. 1841:177-248, pls. 1-6. [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype  ZMB   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype ZMB  [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Between Fremantle and Geraldton, West...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Between Fremantle and Geraldton, West Australia to Port Molle, Queensland, Australia; Depth range : 0-93 m (?292 m) [details]
Messing, C. (2009). Comatula (Comatula) purpurea (Müller, 1843). 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=246763 on 2017-11-19

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2007-10-12 11:28:29Z
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2009-04-22 12:58:02Z
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original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlecto purpurea Müller, 1843) Müller J (1841b) Über den Bau des Pentacrinus caput Medusae. Abhandlungen Königlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Berlin. 1841:177-248, pls. 1-6. [details]   

basis of record Dujardin, M.F. and Hupe, M. H. (1862). Histoire naturelle des zoophytes échinodermes : comprenant la description des crinoïdes, des ophiurides, des astérides, des échinides et des holothurides. Paris: Libraire Encyclopedique de Roret. 627 pages, 10 plates., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/40564#page/9/mode/1up [details]   

additional source Clark AH (1910) On the type specimen of the crinoid described by Müller as Alecto purpurea. Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington 23:95-98. [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 Charles Messing (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlecto purpurea Müller, 1843) Clark AH (1910) On the type specimen of the crinoid described by Müller as Alecto purpurea. Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington 23:95-98. [details]   

additional source  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlecto purpurea Müller, 1843) 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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype ZMB  [details]
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 Between Fremantle and Geraldton, West Australia to Port Molle, Queensland, Australia; Depth range : 0-93 m (?292 m) [details]