WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPalaeocomatella difficilis (Carpenter, 1888)

246800

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accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorActinometra difficilis Carpenter, 1888) Carpenter PH (1888) Report on the Crinoidea collected during the voyage of H.M.S. Challenger, during the years 1873-1876. Part II. The Comatulae. Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger, Zoology 26, x + 402, 70 pls. [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype  BMNH 1888.11.9.101  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype BMNH 1888.11.9.101 [details]
Messing, C. (2007). Palaeocomatella difficilis (Carpenter, 1888). In: Messing, C. (2017). World List of Crinoidea. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=246800 on 2017-11-18

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original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorActinometra difficilis Carpenter, 1888) Carpenter PH (1888) Report on the Crinoidea collected during the voyage of H.M.S. Challenger, during the years 1873-1876. Part II. The Comatulae. Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger, Zoology 26, x + 402, 70 pls. [details]   

basis of record Charles Messing (look up in IMIS[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 Hoggett AK, Rowe FWE (1986) A reappraisal of the family Comasteridae A. H. Clark, 1908 (Echinodermata: Crinoidea), with the description of a new subfamily and a new genus. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 88:103-142. [details]   

additional source Messing CG, Améziane N, Eleaume M (2000) Echinodermata Crinoidea: Comatulid Crinoids of the KARUBAR Expedition to Indonesia. The families Comasteridae, Asterometridae, Calometridae and Thalassometridae. In A. Crosnier, ed., Résultats des Campagnes MUSORSTOM 21. Mém. Mus. natn. Hist. nat. 184:627-702, 41 fig. Paris. (look up in IMIS[details]   

source of synonymy Clark AH (1913) Notes on the recent crinoids in the British Museum. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collection 61(15):1-89. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorComissia difficilis (Carpenter, 1888)) Hoggett AK, Rowe FWE (1986) A reappraisal of the family Comasteridae A. H. Clark, 1908 (Echinodermata: Crinoidea), with the description of a new subfamily and a new genus. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 88:103-142. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype BMNH 1888.11.9.101 [details]
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Palaeocomatella with syzygies at br1+2 and br3+4 on arms arising from IIBr and following brachitaxes; no transversely oriented first comb tooth; spine on at least antepenultimate cirrus segment compressed. [details]