†family Roveacrinidae Peck 1943 (Sea lily)

Crinoidea - Roveacrinida - Roveacrinidae

Parent taxon: Roveacrinida according to J. Žítt et al. 2019

See also Hess and Gale 2010, Hess and Messing 2011, Kozur and Mostler 1992, Peck 1943 and Rasmussen 1961

Sister taxa: Axicrinidae, Saccocomidae, Somphocrinidae

Subtaxa: Birgelenocrinus Calvaticrinus Discocrinus Hyalocrinus Lebenharticrinus Orthogonocrinus Platelicrinus Plotocrinus Poecilocrinus Roveacrinoides Roveacrinus Scotocrinus Styracocrinus Veugelersia

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Type: Roveacrinus

Ecology: facultatively mobile low-level epifaunal suspension feeder


• Miocene of Poland (1 collection)

• Cretaceous to Paleogene of the Netherlands (1)

• Cretaceous of Belgium (1), the Czech Republic (1), France (7), Germany (2), the Netherlands (3), Spain (1), the United Kingdom (13), United States (1: Texas)

Total: 31 collections including 51 occurrences

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