Rhizocrinus cylindricus Weller 1907 (Feather star)

Crinoidea - Comatulida - Bourgueticrinidae

Belongs to Rhizocrinus according to W. B. Clark and M. W. Twitchell 1915

See also Hess and Messing 2011, Klikushin 1982 and Rasmussen 1961

Sister taxa: Conocrinus cherbonnieri, Conocrinus elongatus, Conocrinus tauricus, Conocrinus thorenti, Conocrinus veronensis, Rhizocrinus (Bythocrinus), Rhizocrinus lofotensis

Ecology: facultatively mobile intermediate-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Paleocene of United States (2: New Jersey collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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