Stephanometra indica   (Smith,  1876) (Feather Star)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Echinodermata
Class: Crinoidea
Order:Comatulida
Family:Mariametridae

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Description

Synonym (s)
Antedon flavomaculata Bell, 1894
Antedon indica (Smith, 1876)
Antedon monacantha Hartlaub, 1890
Antedon oxyacantha Hartlaub, 1890
Antedon protecta (Carpenter, 1879)
Antedon protectus Carpenter, 1879
Antedon spicata Carpenter, 1881
Antedon spinipinna Hartlaub, 1890
Antedon tuberculata Hartlaub, 1891
Comatula indica Smith, 1876
(Basionym)
Stephanometra indica indica (Smith, 1876)
Stephanometra indica protecta (Carpenter, 1879)
Stephanometra indica protectus) (Carpenter, 1879)
Stephanometra marginata AH Clark, 1909
Stephanometra monacantha (Hartlaub, 1890)
Stephanometra oxyacantha (Hartlaub, 1890)
Stephanometra spicata (Carpenter, 1881)
Stephanometra spinipinna (Hartlaub, 1890)
Stephanometra stypacantha HL Clark, 1915
Stephanometra tuberculata (Hartlaub, 1891)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Benthic, Coastal

Biogeography


• Tamil Nadu, Gulf of Mannar INDIA (Record: 1963-1970)
• INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Marine Biological Station, Chennai, Tamil Nadu (2003) Checklist of marine fauna of Tamil Nadu Department of Environment, Government of Tamil Nadu Available at - http://tnenvis.nic.in
  • 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 - http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/2360/1/Article_64.pdf
  • 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 - http://zsi.gov.in/checklist/Echinodermata_India_Checklist.pdf
  • Sealifebase Available at - http://www.sealifebase.org/
  • poppeimages Available at - http://www.poppe-images.com/

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