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Crinoidea - Millericrinida - Millericrinidae

Pomatocrinus was named by Desor (1845) [Sepkoski's age data: J l J Tith-u]. It is not extant. Its type is Encrinites mespiliformis.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1845Pomatocrinus Desor p. 217
2002Pomatocrinus Sepkoski
2011Pomatocrinus Hess and Messing p. 164

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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
genusPomatocrinusDesor 1845

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. †Pomatocrinus Desor 1845
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Pomatocrinus mespiliformis von Schlotheim 1820
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: Aberhan 1992, Aberhan et al. 2004, Hendy et al. 2009, Kiessling 2004

Age range: base of the Oxfordian to the top of the Late/Upper Callovian or 163.50000 to 161.20000 Ma

Collections (6 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Callovian - Oxfordian166.1 - 157.3Tunisia P. sp. (13903 13950)
Middle Callovian - Late/Upper Callovian164.7 - 161.2Tunisia P. sp. (13660 13663 13677)
Oxfordian163.5 - 157.3Tunisia P. sp. (13953)