WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrocomatula AH Clark, 1918

714124

urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:714124

accepted
Genus
marine
Clark AH (1918) The unstalked crinoids of the Siboga Expedition. Siboga Exped. 42b: 1-300, 28 pl. [details]   
Messing, C. (2012). Microcomatula AH Clark, 1918. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=714124 on 2017-11-20

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original description Clark AH (1918) The unstalked crinoids of the Siboga Expedition. Siboga Exped. 42b: 1-300, 28 pl. [details]   

basis of record Hess H, Messing CG (2011) Comatulida. In: Hess H, Messing CG, Ausich WI. Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology, Part T, Echinodermata 2 Revised, Crinoidea, vol. 3. University of Kansas Press, Lawrence, Kansas, pp. 70–146. [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]   
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Very small Antedonidae with well-developed combs as far as second pinnule, composed of 3 segments, each with a single tooth not confluent with edge of segment; terminal segment with discrete tooth. Cirri excessively slender with swollen articulations. [details]