Heliocrinites Eichwald 1840

Rhombifera - Caryocystitidae

Parent taxon: Caryocystitidae according to G. Regnéll 1945

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Caryocystites, Orocystites, Stichocystis, Ulrichocystis

Subtaxa: Heliocrinites angustiporus Heliocrinites balticus Heliocrinites granatum Heliocrinites guttaeformis Heliocrinites helmhackeri Heliocrinites malaisei Heliocrinites minutus Heliocrinites ovalis Heliocrinites prominens Heliocrinites rouvillei Heliocrinites stellatus

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Type: Echinosphaerites balticus

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Uhaku of Sweden (2 collections)

• Ordovician of Algeria (1), Belgium (2), the Czech Republic (1), Estonia (1), Iran (1), Morocco (3), Norway (3), Portugal (2), Spain (7), Sweden (31), the United Kingdom (1)

Total: 55 collections including 70 occurrences

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