WoRMS taxon details

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

393549 (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:393549)
accepted
Subspecies
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution SE United States from Cape Lookout, NC,...  
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]
Messing, C. (2009). Comactinia meridionalis meridionalis (L. Agassiz, 1865). 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=393549 on 2017-11-21

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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]   

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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLectotype MCZ 33 [details]
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]