Metacrinus Carpenter 1882 (Sea lily)

Crinoidea - Isocrinida - Isselicrinidae

Parent taxon: Metacrininae according to H. Hess and C. G. Messing 2011

See also Meyer and Oji 1993, Sepkoski 2002 and Stilwell et al. 1994

Sister taxa: Eometacrinus, Saracrinus

Subtaxa: Metacrinus fossilis Metacrinus wyvillei Metacrinus wyvillii

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Type: Metacrinus wyvillei

Ecology: stationary upper-level epifaunal suspension feeder


• Miocene of Spain (1 collection)

• Eocene of Antarctica (12)

• Paleocene of New Zealand (1)

Total: 14 collections each including a single occurrence

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