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Chelocrinus cassianus

Crinoidea - Encrinida - Encrinidae

Encrinus cassianus was named by Laube (1865).

It was recombined as Encrinus (Entrochus) cassianus by Broili (1904); it was recombined as Chelocrinus cassianus by Hagdorn (2004) and Nützel and Kaim (2014).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1865Encrinus cassianus Laube p. 47 figs. Pl 8a, figs 1-6
1904Encrinus (Entrochus) cassianus Broili
1915Encrinus cassianus Arthaber
2004Chelocrinus cassianus Hagdorn p. 247
2014Chelocrinus cassianus Nützel and Kaim p. 426 fig. 11i

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EubilateriaAx 1987
classCrinoideaMiller 1821
subclassPentacrinoideaJaekel 1918
infraclassInadunata(Wachsmuth and Springer 1897)
Cladida(Moore and Laudon 1943)
infraorderArticulata(Miller 1821)
orderEncrinidaMatsumoto 1929
familyEncrinidaeDujardin and Hupé 1862
genusChelocrinusMeyer 1837

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.

Chelocrinus cassianus Laube 1865
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No diagnoses are available
No measurements are available
Composition: high Mg calcitec
Ontogeny: accretion, addition of partsp
Environment: marinep
Locomotion: stationaryo
Attached: yessubc
Life habit: epifaunalo
Diet: suspension feedero
Vision: blindc
Dispersal: waterp
Dispersal 2: planktonicp
Created: 2004-02-28 16:35:50
Modified: 2004-02-28 18:35:50
Source: o = order, subc = subclass, c = class, p = phylum
References: Aberhan et al. 2004, Aberhan 1992, Kiessling 2004, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: base of the Longobardian to the top of the Julian or 242.00000 to 232.00000 Ma

Collections (14 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Middle Triassic247.2 - 237.0Italy (Trento) Encrinus cassianus (202272)
Pelsonian - Tuvalian247.2 - 221.5Turkey (Anatolia) Encrinus cassianus (204511)
Longobardian242.0 - 235.0Italy (Trentino) Encrinus cassianus (44953)
Carnian237.0 - 228.0Italy (South Tyrol) Encrinus cassianus (205147 205149) Entrochus cassianus (205157)
Carnian237.0 - 228.0Italy (Venezia) Encrinus cassianus (56706)
Julian235.0 - 232.0Italy Chelocrinus cassianus (163818) Encrinus cassianus (34692) Encrinus liliiformis (137429) Entrochus cassianus (69651 69660 69661 69688)