Phyllocrinus malbosianus d'Orbigny 1850 (Sea lily)

Crinoidea - Cyrtocrinida - Phyllocrinidae

Synonyms: Phyllocrinus checchiai Serra 1933, Phyllocrinus hoheneggeri Zittel 1870, Phyllocrinus picteti Loriol 1879

Belongs to Phyllocrinus according to H. W. Rasmussen 1961

See also Hess and Messing 2011

Sister taxa: Phyllocrinus belbekensis, Phyllocrinus brassovianus, Phyllocrinus colloti, Phyllocrinus fenestratus, Phyllocrinus gracilis, Phyllocrinus helveticus, Phyllocrinus oosteri, Phyllocrinus sabaudianus, Phyllocrinus voultensis

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Berriasian stratotype -beds 191-196 (Cretaceous of France)

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