Physical Description

Diagnostic Description

Description

A genus of Comasteridae with usually more than ten arms and some or all of the IIBr division series consisting of 4 ossicles; the first brachial syzygy at 3 + 4 and the first arm pinule on Br2.
  • Clark AH (1909) Revision of the crinoid family Comasteridae, with descriptions of new genera and species. Proc. US Nat. Mus. 36(1685), 493-507.   10.5479/si.00963801.36-1685.493 External link.
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Diagnosis

Comasterinae with IIBr and following brachitaxes 4(3+4) or 2; pinnule combs extending beyond P2 and sometimes at intervals to near arm tip, but restricted to near arm base in most small specimens; combs bear curved primary teeth, confluent with
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Type Information

Holotype for Comanthus (Comanthus) pinguis Clark, 1909
Catalog Number: USNM 36287
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Alcohol (Ethanol)
Collector(s): United States Fish Commission
Year Collected: 1900
Locality: Honshu Island, Suruga Bay, Ose Zaki, Shizuoka, Japan, North Pacific Ocean
Depth (m): 119 to 229
Vessel: Albatross R/V
  • Holotype: Clark, A. H. 1909. Proc. U.S. Natl. Mus. 37(1697): 29-30.
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Holotype for Comanthus polycnemis Clark, 1909
Catalog Number: USNM 25467
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Alcohol (Ethanol)
Collector(s): United States Fish Commission
Year Collected: 1908
Locality: Mindanao Island, Davao City, Davao del Sur, Philippines, Gulf of Davao, North Pacific Ocean
Depth (m): 42 to 42
Vessel: Albatross R/V
  • Holotype: Clark, A. H. 1909. Proc. U.S. Natl. Mus. 36: 396.
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Holotype for Comanthus (Comanthus) pinguis Clark, 1909
Catalog Number: USNM 36287
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Alcohol (Ethanol)
Collector(s): United States Fish Commission
Year Collected: 1900
Locality: Honshu Island, Suruga Bay, Ose Zaki, Shizuoka, Japan, North Pacific Ocean
Depth (m): 17 to 66
Vessel: Albatross R/V
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Ecology

Habitat

Depth range based on 125 specimens in 11 taxa.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 61 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 1 - 184
  Temperature range (°C): 13.159 - 28.506
  Nitrate (umol/L): 0.169 - 16.807
  Salinity (PPS): 33.800 - 36.505
  Oxygen (ml/l): 2.565 - 5.423
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.054 - 1.117
  Silicate (umol/l): 0.798 - 26.417

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Depth range (m): 1 - 184

Temperature range (°C): 13.159 - 28.506

Nitrate (umol/L): 0.169 - 16.807

Salinity (PPS): 33.800 - 36.505

Oxygen (ml/l): 2.565 - 5.423

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.054 - 1.117

Silicate (umol/l): 0.798 - 26.417
 
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Depth range based on 22 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 5 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 18 - 51
  Temperature range (°C): 27.027 - 28.031
  Nitrate (umol/L): 0.579 - 2.625
  Salinity (PPS): 34.030 - 34.396
  Oxygen (ml/l): 3.892 - 4.588
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.054 - 0.419
  Silicate (umol/l): 0.818 - 6.124

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 18 - 51

Temperature range (°C): 27.027 - 28.031

Nitrate (umol/L): 0.579 - 2.625

Salinity (PPS): 34.030 - 34.396

Oxygen (ml/l): 3.892 - 4.588

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.054 - 0.419

Silicate (umol/l): 0.818 - 6.124
 
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Depth range based on 3 specimens in 1 taxon.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 65 - 106

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Depth range (m): 65 - 106
 
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Depth range based on 125 specimens in 11 taxa.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 61 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 1 - 184
  Temperature range (°C): 13.159 - 28.506
  Nitrate (umol/L): 0.169 - 16.807
  Salinity (PPS): 33.800 - 36.505
  Oxygen (ml/l): 2.565 - 5.423
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.054 - 1.117
  Silicate (umol/l): 0.798 - 26.417

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 1 - 184

Temperature range (°C): 13.159 - 28.506

Nitrate (umol/L): 0.169 - 16.807

Salinity (PPS): 33.800 - 36.505

Oxygen (ml/l): 2.565 - 5.423

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.054 - 1.117

Silicate (umol/l): 0.798 - 26.417
 
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLD) Stats
Specimen Records:30
Specimens with Sequences:9
Specimens with Barcodes:9
Species:9
Species With Barcodes:7
Public Records:9
Public Species:7
Public BINs:9
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Barcode data

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