BIOTIC Species Information for Antedon bifida
Researched byJacqueline Hill Data supplied byMarLIN
Refereed byThis information is not refereed.
Scientific nameAntedon bifida Common nameRosy feather-star
MCS CodeZB10 Recent SynonymsNone

PhylumEchinodermata Subphylum
Superclass ClassCrinoidea
Subclass OrderComatulida
Suborder FamilyAntedonidae
GenusAntedon Speciesbifida

Additional InformationAntedon bifida may be confused with another feather-star species Antedon petasus which has a more northerly distribution around the British Isles. Antedon petasus is larger and has 50 or so short cirri on the undersurface of the disc.
Taxonomy References Fish & Fish, 1996, Hayward & Ryland, 1995b,
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