Praetetracrinus doreckae Jäger 1995 (Sea lily)

Crinoidea - Cyrtocrinida - Tetracrinidae

Full reference: M. Jäger. 1995. Echinodermata aus dem Ober-Toarcium und Aalenium Deutschlands I. Crinoidea: Cyrtocrinina und Millericrinina. Stuttgarter Beiträge zur Naturkunde Serie B (Geologie und Paläontologie) 226:1-51

Belongs to Praetetracrinus according to M. Jäger 1995

See also Hess and Messing 2011

Sister taxa: Praetetracrinus bathonicus, Praetetracrinus inornatus, Praetetracrinus kutscheri

Type specimen: SMNS 62568/1, a set of stem ossicles. Its type locality is Geisingen/Donau, sample 7, which is in an Aalenian carbonate marl in the Opalinus Clay Formation of Germany.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Jurassic of Germany (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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