Balanocrinus subsulcatus Munster 1831 (Sea lily)

Crinoidea - Isocrinida - Isocrinidae

Alternative combination: Pentacrinites subsulcatus

Synonyms: Balanocrinus subteroides Quenstedt 1858, Pentacrinites subteroides Quenstedt 1858, Pentacrinus liasinus d'Orbigny 1850, Terocrinus subteroides Quenstedt 1858

Belongs to Balanocrinus according to M. J├Ąger 1985

See also Hess and Messing 2011

Sister taxa: Balanocrinus cubensis, Balanocrinus dumortieri, Balanocrinus gillieroni, Balanocrinus infrasilvensis, Balanocrinus inornatus, Balanocrinus moniliferus, Balanocrinus pacomei, Balanocrinus pentagonalis, Balanocrinus quiaiosensis, Balanocrinus senonensis, Balanocrinus smithi, Balanocrinus subteres, Balanocrinus valettei

Ecology: stationary upper-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Jurassic of Germany (11 collections), Switzerland (3), the United Arab Emirates (1), the United Kingdom (2)

Total: 17 collections each including a single occurrence

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