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Crinoidea - Encrinida - Encrinidae

Chelocrinus was named by Meyer (1837) [Sepkoski's age data: Tr Anis Tr Carn-l Sepkoski's reference number: 980]. It is not extant. Its type is Encrinites schlottheimii.

It was reranked as Encrinus (Chelocrinus) by Beyrich (1856).

It was assigned to Encrinus by Beyrich (1856); to Encrinida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Encrinidae by Hagdorn (2004) and Hess and Messing (2011).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1837Chelocrinus Meyer
1846Chelocrinites Geinitz
1856Encrinus (Chelocrinus) Beyrich
2002Chelocrinus Sepkoski
2004Chelocrinus Hagdorn p. 247
2011Chelocrinus Hess and Messing p. 29

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EubilateriaAx 1987
classCrinoideaMiller 1821
subclassPentacrinoideaJaekel 1918
infraclassInadunata(Wachsmuth and Springer 1897)
Cladida(Moore and Laudon 1943)
infraorderArticulata(Miller 1821)
orderEncrinidaMatsumoto 1929
familyEncrinidaeDujardin and Hupé 1862
genusChelocrinusMeyer 1837

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. †Chelocrinus Meyer 1837
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Chelocrinus cassianus Laube 1865
Chelocrinus schlottheimii Quenstedt 1835
Invalid names: Chelocrinites Geinitz 1846 [synonym]
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 16:35:50
Modified: 2004-02-28 18:35:50
Source: o = order, subc = subclass, c = class, p = phylum
References: Kiessling 2004, Hendy et al. 2009, Aberhan et al. 2004, Aberhan 1992

Age range: base of the Longobardian to the top of the Julian or 242.00000 to 232.00000 Ma

Collections (14 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Middle Triassic247.2 - 237.0Italy (Trento) Encrinus cassianus (202272)
Pelsonian - Tuvalian247.2 - 221.5Turkey (Anatolia) Encrinus cassianus (204511)
Longobardian242.0 - 235.0Italy (Trentino) Encrinus cassianus (44953)
Carnian237.0 - 228.0Italy (South Tyrol) Encrinus cassianus (205147 205149) Entrochus cassianus (205157)
Carnian237.0 - 228.0Italy (Venezia) Encrinus cassianus (56706)
Julian235.0 - 232.0Italy C. cassianus (163818) Encrinus cassianus (34692) Encrinus liliiformis (137429) Entrochus cassianus (69651 69660 69661 69688)