†family Springerocystidae Bassler 1950

Paracrinoidea - Springerocystidae

Full reference: R. S. Bassler. 1950. New genera of American Middle Ordovician "Cystoidea". Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences 40(9):273-277

Parent taxon: Paracrinoidea according to T. J. Frest et al. 1979

See also Bassler 1950 and Sprinkle 1973

Sister taxa: Bistomiacystis, Comarocystitida, Platycystitida

Subtaxa: Columbocystis Foerstecystis Springerocystis

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Type: Springerocystis

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Ordovician of United States (2: Tennessee, Virginia collections)

Total: 2 collections including 3 occurrences

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