Comatulida

Comatulida

[‚kō·mə′tül·ə·də]
(invertebrate zoology)
The feather stars, an order of free-living echinoderms in the subclass Articulata.
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Adult specimens of Himerometra robustipinna (Crinoidea, Comatulida) were collected in the Nha Trang Bay in the South China Sea.
Figura 1 Florometra magellanica (Bell, 1882) Taxonomia PHYLUM ECHINODERMATA KLEIN, 1734 (EX BRUGUIERE, 1789) ORDEN COMATULIDA A.
Flexural stiffness and torsional stiffness were measured in two structurally distinct beams, crinoid arms (Echinodermata, Comatulida) and crustacean antennae (Arthropoda, Decapoda).