Solanocrinites Goldfuss 1831 (Feather star)

Crinoidea - Comatulida

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

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

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: facultatively mobile intermediate-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of United States (1: Texas collection)

• Jurassic of France (2), Germany (2), Portugal (1)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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