Isselicrinus mangahouangaensis Eagle 1994 (Sea lily)

Crinoidea - Isocrinida - Isselicrinidae

Full reference: M. K. Eagle. 1994. A new Upper Cretaceous species of Isselicrinus (Crinoidea: Articulata) from western Hawkes Bay, New Zealand. Records of the Auckland Institute and Museum 31:175-186

Belongs to Isselicrinus according to M. K. Eagle 1994

Sister taxa: Isselicrinus africanus, Isselicrinus bryani, Isselicrinus buchii, Isselicrinus daniensis, Isselicrinus dixoni, Isselicrinus groenlandicus, Isselicrinus insculptus, Isselicrinus paucicirrhus, Isselicrinus peroni, Isselicrinus stelliferus, Isselicrinus tibiensis

Type specimen: IGNS GS11359/EC904, a set of stem ossicles (infranodal columnal, articular face). Its type locality is GS11359, Mangahouanga Stream (V19/f6909), which is in a Campanian/Maastrichtian shoreface sandstone in the Tahora Formation of New Zealand.

Ecology: stationary infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at GS11359, Mangahouanga Stream (V19/f6909)

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