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Neocrinus decorus

Crinoidea - Isocrinida - Isocrinidae

Taxonomy
Pentacrinus (Neocrinus) decorus was named by Wyville Thomson (1864). It is extant.

It was recombined as Neocrinus decorus by Donovan et al. (2005).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1864Pentacrinus (Neocrinus) decorus Wyville Thomson p. 7
2005Neocrinus decorus Donovan et al. p. 96

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
classCrinoideaMiller 1821
subclassPentacrinoideaJaekel 1918
subclassInadunata(Wachsmuth and Springer 1897)
RankNameAuthor
Cladida(Moore and Laudon 1943)
infraclassEucladida
infraorderArticulata(von Zittel 1879)
orderIsocrinidaSieverts-Doreck 1952
suborderIsocrininaGilsén
familyIsocrinidaeGislén 1924
genusNeocrinus(Wyville Thomson 1864)
speciesdecorus(Wyville Thomson 1864)

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
ReferenceDiagnosis
S. K. Donovan et al. 2005Columnal pentagonal in outline with strongly rounded angles. Lumen
small, central, rounded. Perilumen planar, narrow. Areola pentapetaloid, closed. Crenularium surrounding areola, comprised of few, moderately coarse, short, crenulae, continuing to circumference in interpetaloid zone. Latus planar, unsculptured. Columnal low.