Bulletin of Marine Science
The formerly monotypic genus Comactinia is found to comprise two valid species. One of these is further divided into two subspecies. The variability of the genus is examined and illustrated. A discussion of ecology, affinities, and zoogeography is included.
Messing, Charles Garrett. "Biological Results of the University of Miami Deep-Sea Expeditions. 128 A Revision of the Comatulid Genus Comactinia AH Clark (Crinoidea: Echinodermata)." Bulletin of Marine Science 28, no. 1 (1978): 49-80.