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Rhizocrinus cylindricus

Crinoidea - Comatulida - Bourgueticrinidae

Rhizocrinus cylindricus was named by Weller (1907).

It was recombined as Bourgueticrinus cylindricus by M'Coy (1848), Klikushin (1982) and Hess and Messing (2011).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1848Bourgueticrinus cylindricus M'Coy p. 404
1907Rhizocrinus cylindricus Weller
1915Rhizocrinus cylindricus Clark and Twitchell p. 40
1982Bourgueticrinus cylindricus Klikushin p. 818 figs. fig. 4 A
2011Bourgueticrinus cylindricus 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
genusRhizocrinusOrbigny 1850
speciescylindricusWeller 1907

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.

Rhizocrinus cylindricus Weller 1907
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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: Kiessling 2004, Aberhan et al. 2004, Aberhan 1992

Age range: base of the Danian to the top of the Thanetian or 66.00000 to 56.00000 Ma

Collections (2 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)