Decametra mollis   (AH Clark,  1909) (Feather Star)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Echinodermata
Class: Crinoidea
Order:Comatulida
Family:Colobometridae

Description
Size: cirri 10 mm long; arms 65 mm long.

There are 12 - 25 cirri; ten arms; the dorsal processes on the outer segments are very small.


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Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Lakshadweep INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • James, DB (1989) Echinoderms of Lakshadweep and their zoogeography Marine living resources of the union territory of Lakshadweep: An indicative survey with suggestions for development Bulletin of Central Marine Research Institute CMFRI 43 97-144 Available at - http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/8213/1/Bulletin_No_43.pdf
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • 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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