†family Erisocrinidae Miller 1889 (Sea lily)

Crinoidea - Cladida - Erisocrinidae

Parent taxon: Erisocrinacea according to Y. Y. Mao et al. 2018

See also Burke 1977 and Webster 2006

Sister taxa: Arkacrinidae, Catacrinidae, Graphiocrinidae, Protencrinidae

Subtaxa: Eperisocrinus Erisocrinus Neoprotencrinus Parallelocrinus Sinocrinus

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Type: Erisocrinus

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Permian of Azerbaijan (2 collections), China (1), Tunisia (1), United States (4: Nevada, Texas)

• Virgilian of United States (1: Ohio)

• Carboniferous of China (1), United States (27: Illinois, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, Texas)

Total: 37 collections including 40 occurrences

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