Feather star

Description
Feather stars are related to starfish. They are preserved in alcohol and are part of the Sladen collection. The label inside this test tube reads ‘No 54.175fms. Sigstree. U.S Coast Survey. C.P. Patterson, Supt. Carribean Islands Exploration. U.S.C.S. S. Blake. Alex, Agassiz 1878-1879.’
Accession Loan No.
263/1903/R/168/4
Collection Class
Echinoderms
Common Name
feather star
Simple Name
echinoderm
Full Name
ECHINODERMATA; name unknown
Period Classification
Victorian (1837-1901)
Family Group

Phylum
ECHINODERMATA
Family
ANTEDONIDAE
Genus
Antedon

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