What is another word for comatula?

Pronunciation: [kə͡ʊmˈatjʊlə] (IPA)

Comatula is a scientific name used to describe a type of marine animal that belongs to the family of crinoids. These animals are also known as feather stars, sea lilies, or stalked crinoids. They are characterized by a long stalk that attaches them to the ocean floor and a feathery crown that helps them to move and feed. Other synonyms for comatula include crinoidea, echinoderm, and marine invertebrate. These animals are found in various parts of the world, but they are commonly found in tropical waters. They play an essential role in the marine ecosystem, acting as food for other marine creatures and helping to keep the ocean floor clean.

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Usage examples for Comatula

43. Larva of comatula rosacea, more advanced.
"On the Origin and Metamorphoses of Insects"
Sir John Lubbock
This attached, plant-like condition of comatula was indeed at first supposed to be a mature form, and was named Pentacrinus; but we now know that it is only a stage in the development of comatula.
"On the Origin and Metamorphoses of Insects"
Sir John Lubbock
It is represented in the present seas by the delicate and rare Pentacrinus caput-medusae of the Antilles, which, with comatula, is one of the few surviving members of the ancient family of the Crinoids, represented by so many extinct genera in the older formations.
"The Student's Elements of Geology"
Sir Charles Lyell

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