Comaster multifidus   (Muller,  1841) (Feather Star)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Echinodermata
Class: Crinoidea
Order:Comatulida
Family:Comasteridae

Description

Synonym (s)
Actinometra belli Carpenter, 1888
Actinometra multifida (Muller, 1841)
Actinometra variabilis Bell, 1882
Alecto multifida Muller, 1841
(Basionym)
Comanthina belli (Carpenter, 1888)
Comanthina variabilis (Bell, 1882)
Comaster belli (Carpenter, 1888)
Comaster carpenteri AH Clark, 1908
Comaster multifida (Muller, 1841)
Comaster multiradiatus (Lamarck, 1816)
Comatula multifida (Muller, 1841)
Comatula multiradiata Lamarck, 1816
Phanogenia variabilis (Bell, 1882)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Benthic

Biogeography


• INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • 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
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • poppeimages Available at - http://www.poppe-images.com/
  • Sealifebase Available at - http://www.sealifebase.org/

Page last updated on:2011-04-07

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