†subfamily Balanocrininae Roux 1981 (Sea lily)

Crinoidea - Isocrinida - Isocrinidae

Parent taxon: Isocrinidae according to H. Hess and A. S. Gale 2010

See also Hess 2012, Hess and Messing 2011 and J├Ąger 1985

Sister taxa: Archaeoisocrinus, Chariocrinus, Isocrininae, Isocrinus parvus, Neocrinus, Pentacrinus exilis, Pentacrinus fairbanksi, Pentacrinus stellatus, Pentacrinus tehamaensis, Tauriniocrinus

Subtaxa: Balanocrinus Laevigatocrinus Percevalicrinus Singularocrinus

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Type: Balanocrinus

Ecology: stationary upper-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Miocene of Cuba (1 collection)

• Cretaceous of France (1), Hungary (2), Poland (2), the United Kingdom (1)

• Jurassic of Austria (1), France (19), Germany (17), Poland (7), Romania (1), Saudi Arabia (3), Switzerland (7), Ukraine (1), the United Arab Emirates (1), the United Kingdom (13)

• Triassic of Canada (1: British Columbia), China (18), Iran (2), Italy (1), New Zealand (3), Slovenia (3)

Total: 105 collections including 119 occurrences

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