Oligometra serripinna   (Carpenter,  1881) (Feather Star)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Crinoidea

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Size: Dorsal pole 3mm in diameter; cirri about 15 mm long; arms about 60 mm long.

There are about twenty three cirri, the segments terminally becoming nearly as long as broad; the centro dorsal is thin discoidal, the cirrus sockets, which are oblong, two and one half to three times as high as broad, arranged in a single regular marginal row; the dorsal pole is slightly concave; possesing about eleven arms.

Synonym (s)
Antedon serripinna Carpenter, 1881

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Habitat:  Benthic



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
  • Sealifebase Available at - http://www.sealifebase.org/
  • Clark, AH (1912) The Crinoids of the Natural History Museum at Hamburg The Smithsonian Institution 60(10) 1-33pp Available at - NIO,Goa
  • Clark, AH (1913) Notes on the recent Crinoids in the British Museum The Smithsonian Institute 61(15) 1-89pp Available at - NIO,Goa

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