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CAAB Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Echinodermata (phylum)  »  Crinoidea (class)  »  Comatulida (order)  »  Comatulidae (family)

CAAB Code: 25 030000 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Comatulidae - undifferentiated   
CAAB category: 25 - Echinodermata
Family: Comatulidae (crinoids) - show full list
Common Name: crinoids, feather stars

Occurrence locations [18] shown as red circles - View CSIRO Catch records
Recent Synonyms: Comasteridae
Common Names List: crinoids, feather stars
feather stars
Organism Type: a crinoid
Taxon Notes:This code is provided for use when identification of a specimen to family level is sufficient, or when no further detail is available.
Child Codes: 25 030918     Alloeocomatella spp.
25 030916     Anneissia spp.
25 030906     Aphanocomaster spp.
25 030905     Capillaster spp.
25 030903     Cenolia spp.
25 030907     Clarkcomanthus spp.
25 030901     Comactinia spp.
25 030908     Comanthus spp.
25 030909     Comaster spp.
25 030910     Comatella spp.
25 030911     Comatula spp.
25 030912     Comatulella spp.
25 030917     Comatulides spp.
25 030913     Comissia spp.
25 030904     Nemaster spp.
25 030915     Palaeocomatella spp.
25 030902     Phanogenia spp.

Australian Faunal Directory (AFD)
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Scientific Name
verified against
Summers, M.M. Messing, C.G. Rouse, G.W., 2014. Phylogeny of Comatulidae (Echinodermata: Crinoidea: Comatulida): A new classification and an assessment of morphological characters for crinoid taxonomy., Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, Vol. 80: 319-339.

Record details

Record entered on 10-Jul-2000 00:00 by Karen Gowlett-Holmes
Record modified on 9-Oct-2014 13:35 by Karen Gowlett-Holmes
Modification description: update name
Modification history:
09-OCT-2014: update name (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
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