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Eopatelliocrinus hispaniensis

Crinoidea - Monobathrida - Patelliocrinidae

Taxonomy
Eopatelliocrinus hispaniensis was named by Cole et al. (2017) [= 2015a camerate crinoid Zamora et al., p. 237, fig. 19F.]. Its type specimen is MPZ2016/81 and is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Santa Catalina Hill. 45 meters, which is in a Berounian transition zone/lower shoreface sandstone in the Fombuena Formation of Spain.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2017Eopatelliocrinus hispaniensis Cole et al. figs. 4.7, 5.7

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumCrinozoaMatsumoto 1929
RankNameAuthor
classCrinoideaMiller 1821
subclassCamerataWachsmuth and Springer 1885
infraclassEucamerataCole 2017
orderMonobathridaMoore and Laudon 1943
familyPatelliocrinidaeAngelin 1878
genusEopatelliocrinusBrower 1973
specieshispaniensis

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.

Diagnosis
ReferenceDiagnosis
S. R. Cole et al. 2017Calyx relatively small, medium cone shaped; basal rim present; smooth plate sculpturing, no depression at calyx plate boundaries; ray ridges extend onto fixed brachials; arms robust, taper gently; proximal column circular.