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Crinoidea - Millericrinida - Millericrinidae

Millericrinus was named by d'Orbigny (1840) [Sepkoski's age data: J Sine K Vala Sepkoski's reference number: 1066]. It is not extant. Its type is Encrinites milleri. It is the type genus of Millericrinidae.

It was assigned to Millericrinida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Millericrinidae by Hess and Messing (2011).

Species lacking formal opinion data
Sister genera
Ceriocrinus, Millericrinites

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1840Millericrinus d'Orbigny p. 36
1852Millericrinites Buvignier p. 263
2002Millericrinus Sepkoski
2003Ceriocrinus Kiessling
2011Millericrinus Hess and Messing p. 160

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EubilateriaAx 1987
classCrinoideaMiller 1821
subclassPentacrinoideaJaekel 1918
infraclassInadunata(Wachsmuth and Springer 1897)
Cladida(Moore and Laudon 1943)
infraorderArticulata(Miller 1821)
orderMillericrinidaSieverts-Doreck 1953
familyMillericrinidaeJaeckel 1918
genusMillericrinusd'Orbigny 1840

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.

G. †Millericrinus d'Orbigny 1840
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Millericrinus echinatus Schlotheim 1820
Millericrinus goupili d'Orbigny 1839
Millericrinus milleri von Schlotheim 1823
Millericrinus rotiformis d'Orbigny 1850
Invalid names: Ceriocrinus [nomen nudum], Millericrinites Buvignier 1852 [nomen vanum]
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 17:12:34
Modified: 2004-02-28 19:12:34
Source: o = order, subc = subclass, c = class, p = phylum
References: Kiessling 2004, Hendy et al. 2009, Aberhan et al. 2004, Aberhan 1992

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Missourian to the top of the Early/Lower Tithonian or 305.90000 to 145.00000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 303.4 Ma

Collections (45 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Missourian305.9 - 303.4USA (Pennsylvania) Ceriocrinus sp. (184105)
Artinskian290.1 - 279.3Indonesia Ceriocrinus rugosus, Ceriocrinus expansus, Ceriocrinus excavatissimus, Ceriocrinus rotundatus, Ceriocrinus malaianua (118268)
Roadian - Wordian272.3 - 265.1Indonesia Ceriocrinus malaianus (39608 39610)
Sinemurian199.3 - 190.8Italy M. adneticus (173592)
Middle Jurassic174.1 - 163.5United Kingdom (Gloucestershire) M. sp. (204062 204103)
Bathonian - Callovian168.3 - 163.5Somalia M. sp. (100385)
Callovian166.1 - 163.5Saudi Arabia Ceriocrinus sp. (47898 47899 47902) M. granulosus, Ceriocrinus sp. (47894 47900) M. sp. (47875 47886) M. sp., Ceriocrinus sp. (47885 48597 48604)
Callovian166.1 - 163.5Germany (Brandenburg) M. escheri, M. echinatus (32016)
Callovian166.1 - 163.5Yemen (Wadi Hajar) M. sp. (2560 2562 2599)
Callovian - Oxfordian166.1 - 157.3Ukraine M. annulatus, M. convexus, M. etalloni, M. granulosus, M. knorri, M. multipunctatus, M. thiollieri, M. echinatus, M. rotiformis, M. goupilianus, M. milleri (67868)
Oxfordian163.5 - 157.3Egypt M. echinatus, M. rotiformis, M. goupili (171258)
Oxfordian163.5 - 157.3Saudi Arabia Ceriocrinus sp. (46304 46305) M. sp. (46302 46307 46309)
Oxfordian163.5 - 157.3Spain M. sp. (67866)
Oxfordian - Kimmeridgian163.5 - 152.1Yemen (Wadi Hajar) M. sp. (2586)
Late/Upper Oxfordian161.2 - 155.7Poland M. sp. (38692)
Middle Oxfordian161.2 - 155.7France M. etalloni (62710) M. horridus, M. etalloni (62708)
Middle Oxfordian - Late/Upper Oxfordian161.2 - 155.7France M. sp. (13055)
Kimmeridgian157.3 - 152.1Portugal (Centro) M. lusitanicus, M. escheri, M. horridus (68220)
Kimmeridgian157.3 - 152.1Portugal M. lusitanicus (68212 68819)
Kimmeridgian157.3 - 152.1Saudi Arabia M. sp. (45691)
Early/Lower Kimmeridgian155.7 - 150.8Portugal M. horridus, M. escheri, M. mespiliformis, M. lusitanicus (34661)
Late/Upper Kimmeridgian155.7 - 150.8Germany (Baden-W├╝rttemberg) M. milleri (154138)
Late/Upper Kimmeridgian155.7 - 150.8Germany (Bayern) M. sp. (59175)
Early/Lower Tithonian150.8 - 145.0Germany (Baden-W├╝rttemberg) M. sp. (23903 23904)
Early/Lower Tithonian150.8 - 145.0Germany (Baden-Wurttemberg) M. rosaceus, M. horridus, M. mespiliformis, M. milleri (23887)