Feather star

These small fragments of a sea lily are parts of the holotype of PH Carpenter’s Antedon crenulata. It was found in the ‘Neighbourhood of Borneo, Malay Archipelago, E. I.’ Original publication: Description of new or little known Comatulae. I. On the species of Atelecrinus and Eudiocrinus. II. The Comatulae of the Hamburg Museum. Journal of the Linnean Society of London (Zoology). 16:487–526 1882.
These fragments are from a specimen at Hamburg Museum (ZMH 487-526 [507]) which is currently missing.

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Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
Collection Class
Collection Area Region
Collector Excavator
Sladen, Mr Walter Percy (from the collection of): Brock, Dr
Common Name
feather star
Simple Name
sea lily
Period Classification
Victorian (1837-1901)

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Himerometridae: Heterometra crenulata (Carpenter, 1882): feather star