WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeocomatella alata (Pourtalès, 1878)

246786  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:246786)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntedon alata Pourtalès, 1878) Pourtalès LF de (1878) Reports on the dredging operations of the U.S. Coast Survey Steamer "Blake." Corals and crinoids. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool., Harvard, 5:213-216, pl. 2. [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Tropical western Atlantic (range distinction...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Tropical western Atlantic (range distinction between N. alata and N. pulchella not differentiated); Depth range : 10-567 m (?695 m) [details]
Messing, C. (2007). Neocomatella alata (Pourtalès, 1878). 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=246786 on 2017-12-16

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original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntedon alata Pourtalès, 1878) Pourtalès LF de (1878) Reports on the dredging operations of the U.S. Coast Survey Steamer "Blake." Corals and crinoids. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool., Harvard, 5:213-216, pl. 2. [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeocomatella ornata AH Clark, 1917) Clark AH (1917) Four new echinoderms from the West Indies. Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington 30:63-70. [details]   

basis of record 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]   

source of synonymy Clark AH (1921) Report on the crinoids collected by the Barbados-Antigua Expedition from the University of Iowa in 1918. Univ. Iowa Studies in Nat. Hist. 9(5):1-28., available online at https://archive.org/stream/universityofiowa09univ#page/n457/mode/2up [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorActinometra alata (Pourtalès, 1878)) Hartlaub C (1912) Reports on the results of dredging under the supervision of Alexander Agassiz in the Gulf of Mexico (1877–1878), in the Caribbean Sea (1878–1879), and along the Atlantic Coast of the United States (1880) by the U.S. Coast Survey Steamer “Blake”. XLV. Die Comatuliden. Memoira of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard 27(4):277–491, pl. 1–18. [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 
 

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnknown type MCZ  [details]
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Neocomatella with stout cirri of 15-21 segments; longest proximal cirrus segments ~2x longer than wide; distal margins of brachials strongly produced and everted. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Tropical western Atlantic (range distinction between N. alata and N. pulchella not differentiated); Depth range : 10-567 m (?695 m) [details]