†family Catacrinidae Knapp 1969 (Sea lily)

Crinoidea - Cladida - Catacrinidae

Parent taxon: Erisocrinoidea according to G. D. Webster 2012

See also Pabian and Rushlau 2002 and Pabian and Strimple 1974

Sister taxa: Arkacrinidae, Erisocrinidae, Graphiocrinidae, Protencrinidae

Subtaxa: Arrectocrinus Delocrinus Palmerocrinus Pyndaxocrinus Subarrectocrinus

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Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Permian of Bolivia (1 collection), Canada (1: British Columbia), Greece (1), Svalbard and Jan Mayen (1), United States (8: Kansas, Nebraska, Nevada, Oklahoma, Texas)

• Desmoinesian of United States (4: Oklahoma)

• Carboniferous of United States (43: Arizona, Arkansas, Iowa, Kansas, Nebraska, Nevada, Oklahoma, Texas, Utah, Virginia)

Total: 59 collections including 66 occurrences

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