†family Cyclocharacidae Moore and Jeffords 1968 (Sea lily)

Crinoidea - Cyclocharacidae

Full reference: R. C. Moore and R. M. Jeffords. 1968. Classification and nomenclature of fossil crinoids based on studies of dissociated parts of their columns. University of Kansas Paleontological Contributions, Echinodermata Article 9:1-86

Parent taxon: Crinoidea according to R. C. Moore and R. M. Jeffords 1968

Sister taxa: Abbreviatocrinites, Acariaeocrinus, Acrocrinidae, Aethocrinea, Angulata, Asperocrinidae, Balearocrinus, Becharocrinus, Bihaticrinus, Camerata, Comaturella, Communicrinus, Coronocrinus, Craspedocrinus, Cyclocaudex, Cyclocrista, Cyclocyclicus, Cyclomischidae, Cycloscapus, Dazhucrinus, Dicirrocrinus, Dolichocrinus, Dronovicrinus, Dulanocrinus, Dwortsowaecrinus, Echmatocrinida, Edriocrinus, Eucalyptocrinus, Exaesiodiscidae, Flexicrinus, Floricyclidae, Floripila, Flucticharacidae, Flucticharax, Gemmacrinus, Glyphidocrinus, Helicocrinus, Hemistreptocrinus, Heterostelechus, Katarocrinus, Kojvicrinus, Kstutocrinidae, Lamprosterigma, Laubeocrinus, Leptocarphiidae, Lichenocrinus, Lotocrinus, Malovicrinus, Mastocrinus, Mitrocrinus, Mooreanteris, Multifidocrinus, Nodolanx, Nonparactocrinus, Ordinacrinus, Pandocrinus, Paractocrinus, Parorthocrinus, Passalocrinus, Pentacrinidae, Pentacrinoidea, Pentacrinus, Pentagonocyclicus, Pentagonopterix, Pentaridica, Phillipsocrinus, Philocrinus, Pinegicrinus, Poteriocrinus, Preptopremnum, Protocrinoidea, Qingyanocrinidae, Salairocrinidae, Salairocrinus, Schyschcatocrinidae, Solanocrinus, Stenocrinidae, Stukaliniidae, Tantalocrinidae, Taranshicrinidae, Tatjanicrinus, Tetractocrinus, Tetractocrinus, Tetragonocyclicus, Tetralobocrinus, Tetramerocrinites, Thuringocrinus, Torrocrinus, Trochocrinites, Tytthocrinus, Webericrinus, Zeravschanocrinus

Subtaxa: Cyclocharax

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Type: Cyclocharax

Ecology: stationary upper-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Ordovician of Portugal (1 collection), Spain (2)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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