†family Somphocrinidae Hess and Messing 2011 (Sea lily)

Crinoidea - Roveacrinida - Somphocrinidae

Full reference: H. Hess and C. G. Messing. 2011. Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology, Part T (Revised), Echinodermata 2, Crinoidea. Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology T(2)

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

Sister taxa: Axicrinidae, Roveacrinidae, Saccocomidae

Subtaxa: Ossicrinus Osteocrinus Somphocrinus

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Type: Somphocrinus

Ecology: facultatively mobile low-level epifaunal suspension feeder


• Triassic of Austria (2 collections), China (2), Hungary (3), Iran (1), Italy (29), Mexico (1), Norway (1), Poland (1), Slovakia (1)

Total: 41 collections including 94 occurrences

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