Pentacrinus ariakensis Yokoyama 1911 (Sea lily)

Crinoidea

Full reference: M. Yokoyama. 1911. Some Tertiary fossils from the Miike coal-field. Journal of the College of Science, Imperial University, Tokyo 27:1-16

Belongs to Pentacrinus according to M. Yokoyama 1911

Sister taxa: Pentacrinus amoenus, Pentacrinus bavaricus, Pentacrinus fairbanksi, Pentacrinus fuchsii, Pentacrinus laevigatus, Pentacrinus shahuensis, Pentacrinus subcrenatus, Pentacrinus tenellus, Pentacrinus tirolensis, Pentacrinus tyrolensis

Type specimen: Its type locality is Manda, Miike Coal-field (403 feet depth), which is in a Bartonian marine sandstone in Japan

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Manda, Miike Coal-field (403 feet depth)

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