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Torynocrinus globosus

Crinoidea - Cyrtocrinida - Sclerocrinidae

Taxonomy
Torynocrinus globosus was named by Hess and Gale (2010). Its type specimen is BMNH EE 13650, a calyx, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Double Arches [Shenley Limestone], which is in an Albian marine wackestone in the Shenley Limestone Formation of the United Kingdom.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2010Torynocrinus globosus Hess and Gale p. 443 figs. Fig. 8AA–AH

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
classCrinoideaMiller 1821
subclassPentacrinoideaJaekel 1918
RankNameAuthor
subclassInadunata(Wachsmuth and Springer 1897)
Cladida(Moore and Laudon 1943)
infraclassEucladida
infraorderArticulata(von Zittel 1879)
orderCyrtocrinida
familySclerocrinidaeJaekel 1918
genusTorynocrinusSeeley 1866
speciesglobosus

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
H. Hess and A. S. Gale 2010Cup nearly spherical, with flattened base; facet
to holdfast or column part smooth, with short crenulae along
the margin, raised centre, axial canal eccentric on raised
area; sutures between radials partially visible, especially
in upper part; radial articular facets more or less equal,
forming a right angle with the base of the cup; radial cavity
wide and deep; surface covered by granules.