Isocrinus Meyer in Agassiz 1836 (Sea lily)

Crinoidea - Isocrinida - Isocrinidae

Parent taxon: Isocrininae according to H. Hess and A. S. Gale 2010

See also Donovan et al. 2005, Oji 1990 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Bakonycrinus, Chladocrinus, Tyrolecrinus

Subtaxa: Isocrinus californicus Isocrinus granosus Isocrinus knighti Isocrinus legeri Isocrinus pendulus Isocrinus propinquus Isocrinus wyomingensis

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Type: Isocrinites pendulus

Ecology: stationary upper-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Miocene of Jamaica (1 collection)

• Oligocene of Germany (1), United States (1: Washington)

• Eocene of New Zealand (2), United States (2: Oregon)

• Cretaceous to Paleogene of the Netherlands (1)

• Cretaceous of the Czech Republic (7), France (10), Germany (1), Japan (12), Switzerland (1), the United Kingdom (28), United States (4: California)

• Jurassic of China (1), France (8), Germany (1), Greenland (1), New Zealand (2), Portugal (1), Switzerland (7), Ukraine (1), the United Kingdom (20), United States (4: Utah, Wyoming)

• Triassic of Canada (5: British Columbia), China (2), Colombia (1), East Timor (1), France (1), Hungary (2), Iran (3), Italy (10), Peru (5), United States (13: Alaska, California, Nevada, Utah)

Total: 160 collections including 192 occurrences

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