Pentopliidae, a New Family of Asteroidea from the South Atlantic Ocean
Abstract:A monotypic family of Asteroidea, the family Pentopliidae n. fam., with Pentoplia felli n. gen., n. sp., is recorded from near the South Georgia and South Orkney islands, in 2681-4017 m. It is unique in possessing enormous, grablike pedicellariae.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: June 1, 1971
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