Isselicrinus africanus Peron 1889 (Sea lily)

Crinoidea - Isocrinida - Isselicrinidae

Alternative combinations: Balanocrinus africanus, Pentacrinus (Balanocrinus) africanus

Belongs to Isselicrinus according to M.G Schulz 1983

See also Oppenheim 1902 and Rasmussen 1961

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

Ecology: stationary upper-level epifaunal suspension feeder


• Eocene of Egypt (1 collection)

• Cretaceous of Germany (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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