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Torynocrinus globosus

Crinoidea - Cyrtocrinida - Sclerocrinidae

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.

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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

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EubilateriaAx 1987
classCrinoideaMiller 1821
subclassPentacrinoideaJaekel 1918
infraclassInadunata(Wachsmuth and Springer 1897)
Cladida(Moore and Laudon 1943)
infraorderArticulata(Miller 1821)
orderCyrtocrinidaSieverts-Doreck 1953
suborderCyrtocrininaSieverts-Doreck 1952
superfamilyEugeniacrinitoidea(Roemer 1855)
familySclerocrinidaeJaekel 1918
genusTorynocrinusSeeley 1866

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.

Torynocrinus globosus Hess and Gale 2010
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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.
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 16:27:36
Modified: 2004-02-28 18:27:36
Source: o = order, subc = subclass, c = class, p = phylum
References: Hendy et al. 2009, Aberhan et al. 2004, Kiessling 2004, Aberhan 1992

Age range: Early/Lower Albian or 112.03000 to 109.00000 Ma

Collections: one only

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Early/Lower Albian112.03 - 109.0United Kingdom (England) Torynocrinus globosus (type locality: 161933)