Dunnicrinus Moore 1967 (Feather star)

Crinoidea - Comatulida - Bourgueticrinidae

Full reference: R. C. Moore. 1967. Unique stalked crinoids from Upper Cretaceous of Mississippi. The University of Kansas Paleontological Contributions 17:1-35

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

See also Moore 1967 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Bourgueticrinus, Conocrinus, Democrinus

Subtaxa: Dunnicrinus aequalis Dunnicrinus mississippiensis

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Type: Dunnicrinus mississippiensis

Ecology: facultatively mobile intermediate-level epifaunal suspension feeder


• Cretaceous to Paleogene of the Netherlands (1 collection)

• Cretaceous of Belgium (7), the Netherlands (3), United States (2: Mississippi)

Total: 13 collections each including a single occurrence

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