Pentacrinites Blumenbach 1804 (Sea lily)

Crinoidea - Isocrinida - Pentacrinitidae

Alternative spelling: Pentracinus

Synonyms: Extracrinus Austin and Austin 1847, Heterocrinus Fraas 1858

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

See also Hess 2012, J├Ąger 1985 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Seirocrinus, Pachecocrinus

Subtaxa: Pentacrinites asteriscus Pentacrinites ausichi Pentacrinites fossilis Pentacrinites quenstedti Pentacrinites subangularis Pentacrinus

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Type: Pentacrinites fossilis

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Eocene of Germany (1 collection), Japan (2)

• Paleocene of Austria (1), Egypt (1), United States (1: New Jersey)

• Cretaceous to Paleogene of Poland (1)

• Cretaceous of Chile (1), France (1), Germany (2), New Zealand (3), Poland (2), Switzerland (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (1: California)

• Temaikan of New Zealand (1)

• Jurassic of Argentina (1), Bosnia and Herzegovina (1), Canada (6: British Columbia, Yukon), Chile (8), Egypt (1), France (6), Germany (14), Greenland (7), Hong Kong (1), India (3), Italy (7), Luxembourg (1), Mexico (1), Poland (1), Portugal (1), Slovenia (1), Svalbard and Jan Mayen (2), Switzerland (3), Turkey (1), Ukraine (1), the United Kingdom (16), United States (8: Idaho, Montana, South Dakota, Utah, Wyoming)

• Triassic of Austria (2), Germany (2), Indonesia (1), Italy (9), Japan (1), New Zealand (1), Poland (1), the Russian Federation (3), Spain (3), Svalbard and Jan Mayen (2), United States (9: Alaska, California)

Total: 145 collections including 150 occurrences

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