Democrinus Perrier 1883 (Feather star)

Crinoidea - Comatulida - Bourgueticrinidae

Parent taxon: Bourgueticrinidae according to H. Hess and C. G. Messing 2011

See also Ciampaglio et al. 2007, Donovan 1994, Rasmussen 1961 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Bourgueticrinus, Conocrinus, Dunnicrinus

Subtaxa: Democrinus braueri Democrinus brevis Democrinus chuni Democrinus dubius Democrinus gisleni Democrinus maximus Democrinus parfaiti Democrinus simmsi

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Type: Democrinus parfaiti

Ecology: facultatively mobile intermediate-level epifaunal suspension feeder


• Eocene of the United Kingdom (2 collections), United States (4: North Carolina, South Carolina)

• Paleocene of Denmark (1), the Netherlands (1)

• Cretaceous of Germany (1)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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