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Crinoidea - Cyrtocrinida - Eudesicrinidae

Eudesicrinidae was named by Bather (1899). Its type is Eudesicrinus.

It was assigned to Holopodina by Ubaghs et al. (1978), Jäger (1985), Hess and Messing (2011) and Hess (2012).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1899Eudesicrinidae Bather
1978Eudesicrinidae Ubaghs et al. p. T836
1985Eudesicrinidae Jäger p. 91
2011Eudesicrinidae Hess and Messing p. 202
2012Eudesicrinidae Hess p. 243

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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
suborderHolopodinaArendt 1974
familyEudesicrinidaeBather 1899
familyEudesicrinidaeBather 1899

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.

Fm. †Eudesicrinidae Bather 1899
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G. †Dinardocrinus Manni and Nicosia 1990
Dinardocrinus tiburtinus Manni and Nicosia 1990
G. †Dolichocrinus Loriol 1891
Dolichocrinus aberrans de Loriol 1882
G. †Eudesicrinus Loriol 1882
Eudesicrinus mayalis Deslongchamps 1858
G. Proeudesicrinus Ameziane-Cominardi and Bourseau 1990
Proeudesicrinus lifouensis Ameziane-Cominardi and Bourseau 1990
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 16:27:36
Modified: 2004-02-28 18:27:36
Source: o = order, subc = subclass, c = class, p = phylum
References: Hendy et al. 2009, Kiessling 2004, Aberhan 1992, Aberhan et al. 2004

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Late/Upper Pliensbachian to the top of the Early/Lower Callovian or 189.60000 to 161.20000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 183.0 Ma

Collections (7 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Raricostatum - Spinatum196.5 - 183.0Germany Eudesicrinus mayalis (162047)
Davoei189.6 - 183.0Germany Eudesicrinus mayalis (162031)
Late/Upper Pliensbachian - Early/Lower Aalenian189.6 - 171.6France Eudesicrinus mayalis (197653)
Early/Lower Bathonian167.7 - 164.7France (Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes) Dolichocrinus aberrans (225715)
Callovian - Oxfordian166.1 - 157.3Ukraine Dolichocrinus aberrans (67868)
Early/Lower Callovian164.7 - 161.2France (Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes) Dolichocrinus aberrans (225719)
Early/Lower Callovian164.7 - 161.2France (Rhone-Alpes) Dolichocrinus aberrans (114540)