Somphocrinus Peck 1943 (Sea lily)

Crinoidea - Roveacrinida - Somphocrinidae

Synonym: Vasculicrinus Donofrio and Mostler 1975

Full reference: R. E. Peck. 1943. A Triassic crinoid from Mexico. Journal of Paleontology 17(5):81-84

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

See also Peck 1943, Sepkoski 2002 and Simms 1990

Sister taxa: Ossicrinus, Osteocrinus

Subtaxa: Somphocrinus inflatus Somphocrinus mexicanus

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Type: Somphocrinus mexicanus

Ecology: facultatively mobile low-level epifaunal suspension feeder


• Triassic of Austria (1 collection), Italy (1), Mexico (1), Norway (1)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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