Lamprometra palmata   Muller,  1841 (Feather Star)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Crinoidea

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Synonym (s)
Alecto palmata Muller, 1841
Antedon aequipinna Carpenter, 1882
Antedon amboinensis Hartlaub, 1890
Antedon brevicuneata Carpenter, 1881
Antedon conjungens Carpenter, 1888
Antedon gyges Bell, 1884
Antedon imparipinna Carpenter, 1882
Antedon klunzingeri Hartlaub, 1890
Antedon laevicirra Carpenter, 1881
Antedon lepida Hartlaub, 1890
Antedon moorei Bell, 1894
Antedon occulta Carpenter, 1888
Antedon okelli Chadwick, 1904
Antedon similis Carpenter, 1888
Antedon subtilis Hartlaub, 1895
Antedon tenera Hartlaub, 1890
Comatula (Alecto) palmata (Muller, 1841)
Dichrometra gyges (Bell, 1884)
Dichrometra klunzingeri (Hartlaub, 1890)
Dichrometra palmata (Muller, 1841)
Dichrometra protectus (Carpenter, 1879)
Dichrometra tenera (Hartlaub, 1890)
Lamprometra brachypecha HL Clark, 1915
Lamprometra gyges (Bell, 1884)
Lamprometra klunzingeri (Hartlaub, 1890)
Lamprometra palmata gyges (Bell, 1884)
Lamprometra palmata palmata (Muller, 1841)
Lamprometra palmata parmata (Muller, 1841)
Lamprometra protecta (Carpenter, 1879)
Lamprometra protectus (Carpenter, 1879)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Habitat:  Benthic, Coastal


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

Literature Source(s)
  • Venkatraman, K; Srinivasan, M; Satyanarayana, CH and Prabhakar D (2002) Faunal diversity of Gulf of Mannar biosphere reserve Conservation area series 15 ZSI 77 pp; VIII pla Available at - NCL, Pune
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  • Sastry, DRK (2001) Echinodermata (other than Holothuroidea) from the Ritchie's Archipelago, Andaman Islands Records of the Zoological Survey of India 99(1-4) 157-170 Available at - ZSI, Pune
  • Sastry, DRK (2005) Echinodermata of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Bay of Bengal ZSI, Kolkata 1-207 Available at - NCL, Pune
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  • Marine Biological Station, Chennai, Tamil Nadu (2003) Checklist of marine fauna of Tamil Nadu Department of Environment, Government of Tamil Nadu Available at -
  • Starfish Available at -
  • Dr. Ramesh, R; Dr. Nammalwar, P and Dr. Gowri, VS (2008) Database on coastal information of Tamil Nadu Report Submitted to Environmental Information System (ENVIS) Centre, Department of Environment, Government of Tamil Nadu Institute for Ocean Management, Anna University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu. Available at -
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) 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 -
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