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Crinoidea - Comatulida - Bourgueticrinidae

Conocrinus was named by Orbigny (1850) [Sepkoski's age data: T Than-l R Sepkoski's reference number: 864]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Bourgueticrinida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Bourgueticrinidae by Hess and Messing (2011).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1850Conocrinus Orbigny
1864Rhizocrinus lofotensis Sars p. 127
1891Tormocrinus Jaekel
1915Rhizocrinus Clark and Twitchell p. 39
2002Conocrinus Sepkoski
2006Tormocrinus Roux et al. p. 263
2011Conocrinus Hess and Messing p. 149

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EubilateriaAx 1987
classCrinoideaMiller 1821
subclassPentacrinoideaJaekel 1918
infraclassInadunata(Wachsmuth and Springer 1897)
Cladida(Moore and Laudon 1943)
infraorderArticulata(Miller 1821)
orderComatulidaClark 1908
suborderBourgueticrinina(Sieverts-Doreck 1953)
familyBourgueticrinidaeLoriol 1882
genusConocrinusOrbigny 1850

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. Conocrinus Orbigny 1850
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Conocrinus elongatus Roux 1978
Conocrinus tauricus Klikushin 1982
Conocrinus thorenti d'Archaic 1846
Conocrinus veronensis Jaekel 1891
Invalid names: Rhizocrinus Sars [synonym], Tormocrinus Jaekel 1891 [synonym]
No diagnoses are available
No measurements are available
Composition: high Mg calciteo
Ontogeny: accretion, addition of partsp
Environment: marineo
Locomotion: facultatively mobileo
Attached: yeso
Life habit: intermediate-level epifaunalo
Diet: suspension feedero
Vision: blindc
Dispersal: waterp
Dispersal 2: planktonicp
Created: 2004-02-28 16:07:27
Modified: 2009-10-08 14:29:07
Source: o = order, c = class, p = phylum
References: Aberhan 1992, Aberhan et al. 2004, Kiessling 2004

Age range: base of the Danian to the top of the Bartonian or 66.00000 to 38.00000 Ma

Collections (9 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Danian66.0 - 61.6USA (New Jersey) Rhizocrinus cylindricus (58941)
Thanetian59.2 - 56.0USA (New Jersey) Rhizocrinus cylindricus (3113)
Ypresian56.0 - 47.8France C. pyriformis (59788) C. pyriformis, C. thorenti (59789)
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0France C. duperrieri, Tormocrinus archiaci (161930) C. duperrieri, Tormocrinus sp., C. elongatus (161928) C. sp. (161929) C. sp., Tormocrinus sp. (161927 161931)