WoRMS taxon details

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

393301 (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:393301)
accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntedon pulchella 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. (2009). Neocomatella pulchella. 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=393301 on 2017-11-23

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original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntedon pulchella 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]   

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 Pawson, D. L., D. J. Vance, C. G. Messing, F. A. Solis-Marin & C. L. Mah. (2009). Echinodermata of the Gulf of Mexico. Pp. 1177–1204 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College S. [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 pulchella (Pourtalès, 1878)) Carpenter PH (1881) Reports on the results of dredging under the supervision of Alexander Agassiz, in the Gulf of Mexico (1877–78), the Caribbean Sea (1878–79), and the east coast of the United States (1880). XVI. Preliminary report on the Comatulae. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard 9(4):1–20, pl 1. [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 
 

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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 smooth or weakly spinose. [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]