†family Pentacrinitidae Gray 1842 (Sea lily)

Crinoidea - Isocrinida - Pentacrinitidae

Synonym: Pentacrinidae Gray 1842 [replaced name]

Parent taxon: Pentacrinitina according to H. Hess 2012

See also Anderson 1958, Clark and Twitchell 1915, Hess and Messing 2011, J├Ąger 1985 and Ubaghs et al. 1978

Sister taxon: Eocomatulidae

Subtaxa: Pachecocrinus Pentacrinites Seirocrinus

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Eocene of Germany (1 collection), Japan (2)

• Paleocene of Austria (1), Egypt (1), United States (1: New Jersey)

• Cretaceous to Paleogene of Poland (1)

• Cretaceous of Chile (1), France (1), Germany (2), New Zealand (3), Poland (2), Switzerland (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (4: California)

• Temaikan of New Zealand (1)

• Jurassic of Argentina (1), Bosnia and Herzegovina (1), Canada (11: Alberta, British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Yukon), Chile (8), Egypt (1), France (6), Germany (15), Greenland (7), Hong Kong (1), India (3), Italy (7), Luxembourg (1), Mexico (1), Poland (1), Portugal (1), Slovenia (1), Svalbard and Jan Mayen (2), Switzerland (3), Turkey (1), Ukraine (1), the United Kingdom (19), United States (13: Alaska, Idaho, Montana, South Dakota, Utah, Wyoming)

• Triassic of Austria (2), Germany (2), Indonesia (1), Italy (9), Japan (1), New Zealand (1), Poland (1), the Russian Federation (3), Spain (3), Svalbard and Jan Mayen (2), United States (9: Alaska, California)

Total: 162 collections including 168 occurrences

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