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Comanthus wahlbergi Common feather star

Comanthus wahlbergiis commonly referred to as Common feather star. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for home aquaria!.


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lexID:
9378 
AphiaID:
213327 
Scientific:
Comanthus wahlbergi 
German:
Haarstern 
English:
Common Feather Star 
Category:
Feather Stars 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Echinodermata (Phylum) > Crinoidea (Class) > Comatulida (Order) > Comatulidae (Family) > Comanthus (Genus) > wahlbergi (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Müller, ), 1843 
Occurrence:
Australia, East Africa, Indian Ocean, Indo Pacific, Japan, Kenya, Madagascar, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Somalia, South-Africa, the Seychelles, Western Pacific Ocean 
Size:
up to 3.15" (8 cm) 
Temperature:
64.4 °F - 82.4 °F (18°C - 28°C) 
Food:
Suspension feeder 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
More related species
in this lexicon:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2016-02-24 20:11:06 

Info

Comanthus wahlbergii (Müller, 1843)

Comanthus wahlbergii has a general distribution through the tropical Indo-west Pacific Ocean to 1-103 m dephts.

The colour is highly variable from white to pink,blue or orange.Comanthus wahlbergii has 10-20 arms. Arms length up to 8,0 cm.The Common feather star is a suspension feeder.

Synonyms:
Actinometra simplex
Actinometra trachygaster
Alecto wahlbergii
Comanthus (Cenolia) samoana
Comanthus (Cenolia) wahlbergi
Comanthus (Comanthus) samoana
Comanthus samoanus
Comanthus wahlbergi
Comanthus wahlbergi serratus
Comanthus wahlbergi tenuibrachia
Comanthus wahlbergi wahlbergi
Comanthus wahlbergii multibrachia
Comanthus wahlbergii serratus
Comanthus wahlbergii tenuibrachia
Comanthus wahlbergii wahlbergi
Comatula orientalis
Comissia hartmeyeri
Comissia ignota
Comissia serrata
Commissia ignota

Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Echinodermata (Phylum) > Crinozoa (Subphylum) > Crinoidea (Class) > Articulata (Subclass) > Comatulida (Order) > Comatuloidea (Superfamily) > Comatulidae (Family) > Comatulinae (Subfamily) > Comasterini (Tribe) > Comanthus (Genus) > Comanthus wahlbergii (Species)

External links

  1. Eastern Cape Scuba Diving (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. Encyclodedia of Life (EOL) (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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De Peter Southwood - Trabajo propio, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=26298875
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Comanthus wahlbergi (Common feather star),Port Elizabeth 2009, Copyright Johan Swanepoel
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Comanthus wahlbergi (Common feather star),Port Elizabeth 2009, Copyright Johan Swanepoel
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Comanthus wahlbergi (Common feather star),Port Elizabeth 2009, Copyright Johan Swanepoel
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Comanthus wahlbergi (Common feather star),Port Elizabeth 2009, Copyright Johan Swanepoel
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Comanthus wahlbergi (Common feather star),Port Elizabeth 2009, Copyright Johan Swanepoel
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