Placometra (Feather star)

Crinoidea - Comatulida

Parent taxon: Comatulida according to J. J. Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Allionia, Amphorometra, Archaeometra, Bruennichometra, Burdigalocrinus, Coelometra, Comaster, Comatulina, Conoideocrinus, Conometra, Cypelometra, Davidaster, Decameros, Discometra, Glenotremites, Hebeticrinus, Hertha, Heterometra, Himerometra, Jaekelometra, Loriolicrinus, Loriolometra, Microcrinus, Nemaster, Notocrinus, Palaeantedon, Palaeocomaster, Pseudoantedon, Pterocoma, Remesimetra, Roiometra, Schlueterometra, Semiometra, Solanocrinites, Solonaerium, Stenometra, Stiremetra, Thiolliericrinidae, Thiolliericrinus, Tropiometracea, Vicetiametra

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: facultatively mobile intermediate-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Belgium (4 collections), Germany (1), the Netherlands (2), the United Kingdom (1)

Total: 8 collections including 10 occurrences

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