Registered 23,196 species  (Collections:373,849; Observations:74,603; Other records:5,871)
Classification : Eukarya - Opisthokonta - Animalia - Echinodermata - Crinoidea - Comatulida - Comatulidae - Comaster
真核生物ドメイン - Opisthokonta - 動物界 - 棘皮動物門 - ウミユリ/海百合綱 - ウミシダ目 - Comatulidae科 - ハナウミシダ属

Species Comaster nobilis   (Carpenter, 1888)     ハナウミシダ
Synonym(s) :  

Actinometra nobilis Carpenter, 1888

Comanthina nobilis (Carpenter, 1888)

Comatulidae  Fleming, 1828  

Comasteridae A. H. Clark, 1908

Carpenter, P. H. (1888) Report on the Crinoidea collected by H. M. S. Challenger during the Years 1873-76, Part II, The Comatulae. Report of the Scientific Results of the Voyage of the H. M. S. Challenger during the years 1873-1876. Zoology, 60, 400 pp. 
Kogo, I. (1995) Crinoidea. In: Nishimura, S. (ed.), Guide to Seashore Animals of Japan with Color Pictures and Keys, vol. II. Hoikusha, Osaka, 503-512 (in Japanese). 
Kogo, I. (1998) Crinoids from Japan and its adjacent waters. Special Publications from Osaka Museum of Natural History, 30, 1-148. 
Kogo, I. and T. Fujita (2014) The Feather Stars of Sagami Bay. Tokai University Press, Kanagawa, Japan, 162 pp. (in Japanese). 
Mekhova, E. S. and T. A. Britayev (2012) Fauna of Unstalked Crinoids (Crinoidea: Comatulida) of the bay of Nhatrang, Southern Vietnam. Paleontological Journal, 46(8), 909-926. 
Messing, C. G. (1998) Revision of the recent Indo-West Pacific comatulid genus Comaster Agassiz. Part 1. The type species of Comaster and Phanogenia Loven (Echinodermata: Crinoidea: COmasteridae). Invertebrate Taxonomy 12: 191-209. 
Pilcher, N. J. and C. G. Messing (2001) A preliminary checklist of the shallow-water crionids of the Kerama Islands, Okinawa, Japan. Midoriishi 12: 15-17 (in Japanese, translated by K. Iwao).