Bourgueticrinus ellipticus Miller 1821 (Feather star)

Crinoidea - Comatulida - Bourgueticrinidae

Alternative combination: Apiocrinites ellipticus

Synonyms: Bourgueticrinus milleri mCoy 1848, Bourgueticrinus suedicus Carpenter 1881, Mesocrinus suedicus Carpenter 1881

Belongs to Bourgueticrinus according to R. Lach and M. A. Salamon 2016

See also Hess and Messing 2011, Jagt and Odin 2001, Klikushin 1982 and Rasmussen 1961

Sister taxa: Bourgueticrinus alabamensis, Bourgueticrinus baculatus, Bourgueticrinus bellus, Bourgueticrinus bruennichinielseni, Bourgueticrinus brydonei, Bourgueticrinus constrictus, Bourgueticrinus crassus, Bourgueticrinus cylindricus, Bourgueticrinus danicus, Bourgueticrinus elegans, Bourgueticrinus fischeri, Bourgueticrinus fritillus, Bourgueticrinus globularis, Bourgueticrinus granulosus, Bourgueticrinus hagenowii, Bourgueticrinus hureae, Bourgueticrinus maximus, Bourgueticrinus minutus, Bourgueticrinus naidini, Bourgueticrinus oosteri, Bourgueticrinus papilliformis, Bourgueticrinus succinctus, Bourgueticrinus sulcatus, Bourgueticrinus tenuis, Bourgueticrinus utriculatus, Conocrinus lamberti, Conocrinus welschi

Ecology: facultatively mobile intermediate-level epifaunal suspension feeder


• Cretaceous of Belgium (2 collections), France (18), Germany (3), Poland (6)

Total: 29 collections each including a single occurrence

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