Definition of Comatulid

1. Noun. Free-swimming stalkless crinoid with ten feathery arms; found on muddy sea bottoms.

Exact synonyms: Feather Star
Generic synonyms: Crinoid
Group relationships: Antedon, Genus Antedon



Definition of Comatulid

1. n. Any crinoid of the genus Antedon or allied genera.

Definition of Comatulid

1. Noun. (zoology) Any crinoid of the genus ''Antedon'' or allied genera. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Comatulid

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Comatulid

comarketing
comarkets
comart
comarts
comas
comast
comasts
comate
comates
comatic
comatik
comatiks
comatose
comatoseness
comatulae
comatulid (current term)
comatulids
comb
comb-brush
comb-footed spider
comb-growth test
comb-jellies
comb-jelly
comb-out
comb-over
comb-overs
comb ceramic
comb jellies
comb jelly
comb out

Literary usage of Comatulid

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences by Washington Academy of Sciences (1915)
"... the only comatulid family satisfactorily represented as a fossil, ... the only comatulid family in which the primitive basais persist in the adult. ..."

2. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections by Smithsonian Institution (1922)
"... in the young comatulid this is a very important plate in many fossil types. The arms at first are very different from the arms of the adults; ..."

3. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1908)
"... (with small eggs) has the widest distribution of any comatulid genus known, geographically and ..."

4. Manual of Geology: Treating of the Principles of the Science with Special by James Dwight Dana (1894)
"... pectinata Ag. is a comatulid, or free Crinoid, from the Oxfordian group. Of Echinoids, the genera Cidaris (Fig. ..."

5. Report of the Annual Meeting (1885)
"... and three comatulid genera extend down into it from quite shallow water. All five, however, are much reduced in size at these great depths, ..."

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