Capillaster multiradiatus   Linnaeus,  1758 (Feather Star)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Crinoidea


Synonym (s)
Actinometra borneensis Bell, 1882
Actinometra coccodistoma Carpenter, 1882
Actinometra coppingeri Bell, 1882
Actinometra fimbriata (Lamarck, 1816)
Alecto fimbriata (Lamarck, 1816)
Capillaster clarki Reichensperger, 1913
Capillaster coccodistoma (Carpenter, 1882)
Capillaster multiradiata (Linnaeus, 1758)
(Alternative Spelling)
Comatula fimbriata Lamarck, 1816

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Habitat:  Benthic, Coastal


• Andaman and Nicobar Islands INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Gulf of Mannar INDIA (Record: 1963-1970)

Literature Source(s)
  • Sastry, DRK (2005) Echinodermata of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Bay of Bengal ZSI, Kolkata 1-207 Available at - NCL, Pune
  • Threatened echinoderms of Singapore Available at -
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -
  • Marine Biological Station, Chennai, Tamil Nadu (2003) Checklist of marine fauna of Tamil Nadu Department of Environment, Government of Tamil Nadu Available at -
  • James, DB (1985) Echinoderm fauna of the proposed National Marine Park in the Gulf of Mannar Proceedings of the symposium on endangered marine animals and marine parks Marine Biological Association of India, Cochin, India 1 403-406 Available at -
  • James, DB (1983) Research on Indian echinoderms-A review Journal of Marine Biological association of India The Marine Biological Association of India. 25(1&2) 91-108 Available at -
  • Sastry, DRK (2007) Echinodermata of India : An annotated list Records of Zoological Survey of India Occassional paper No. 271 ZSI, Kolkata 1-387 Available at -
  • Sealifebase Available at -

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