Conocrinus Orbigny 1850 (Feather star)

Crinoidea - Comatulida - Bourgueticrinidae

Synonyms: Formocrinus Pompeckj 1913, Rhizocrinus Sars , Tormocrinus Jaekel 1891

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

See also Clark and Twitchell 1915, Roux et al. 2006 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Bourgueticrinus, Democrinus, Dunnicrinus

Subtaxa: Conocrinus cherbonnieri Conocrinus elongatus Conocrinus tauricus Conocrinus thorenti Conocrinus veronensis Rhizocrinus (Bythocrinus) Rhizocrinus cylindricus Rhizocrinus lofotensis

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Ecology: facultatively mobile intermediate-level epifaunal suspension feeder


• Eocene of France (7 collections)

• Paleocene of United States (2: New Jersey)

Total: 9 collections including 15 occurrences

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