Caryocrinites Say 1825

Rhombifera - Hemicosmitoida - Caryocrinitidae

Parent taxon: Caryocrinitidae according to G. Regnéll 1945

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Juglandocrinus, Paracaryocrinites, Polycosmites, Ptychocosmites, Stribalocystites

Subtaxa: Caryocrinites cryptoporus Caryocrinites ornatus Caryocrinites rugatus Caryocrinites septentrionalis

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Type: Caryocrinites ornatus

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal suspension feeder


• Niagaran of United States (2: Indiana, Ohio collections)

• Silurian of Canada (8: Ontario, Québec), United States (47: Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Missouri, New York, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Wisconsin)

• Ordovician of Portugal (1), Spain (3), Sweden (1), the United Kingdom (7)

Total: 69 collections including 86 occurrences

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