Encrinus Lamarck 1801 (Sea lily)

Crinoidea - Encrinida - Encrinidae

Synonyms: Encrina Bronn 1848, Jenaicrinus Jaekel 1918

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

See also Clark and Twitchell 1915, Hagdorn 1986 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Cassianocrinus, Chelocrinus, Zardinicrinus

Subtaxa: Encrinus aculeatus Encrinus greppini Encrinus hyatti Encrinus liliiformis Encrinus wagneri

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Type: Encrinus liliiformis

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Triassic of Austria (1 collection), Bosnia and Herzegovina (4), China (24), France (1), Germany (11), Greece (1), Hungary (4), Italy (7), New Zealand (4), Poland (2), Spain (3), Switzerland (1), United States (2: Nevada)

Total: 65 collections including 73 occurrences

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