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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComactinia meridionalis meridionalis (L. Agassiz, 1865) 
AphiaID: 393549

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 editorComasteridae incertae sedis (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComactinia (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComactinia meridionalis (Species) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComactinia meridionalis meridionalis (Subspecies)
Status accepted
Rank Subspecies
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComactinia meridionalis (L. Agassiz, 1865)
Sources  basis of record Messing, C.G. 1978. A revision of the comatulid genus Comactinia A.H. Clark (Crinoidea: Echinodermata).-Bulletin of Marine Science 28(1): 49-80 [details]

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Environment marine
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Gulf of Mexico
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
Specimen  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLectotype MCZ 33 [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (1 publication) 
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 Comactinia meridionalis with cirri to 11 m long; LW ratio of longest cirrals 1.5-1.7; IBr2 rarely closely apposed; intersyzygial interval usually 3; distalmost comb-bearing pinnule P2 or P3; teeth strong or weak.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution SE United States from Cape Lookout, NC, throughout the Caribbean to Surinam (possibly São Paulo, Brazil); Depth range : 3-190 m [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:393549
Taxonomic
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2009-04-23 09:17:06Z  created  Messing, Charles
  
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  Citation: Messing, C. (2014). Comactinia meridionalis meridionalis (L. Agassiz, 1865). 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=393549 on 2014-12-29
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