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Pomatocrinus mespiliformis

Crinoidea - Millericrinida - Millericrinidae

Taxonomy
Encrinites mespiliformis was named by von Schlotheim (1820). It is the type species of Pomatocrinus.

It was recombined as Pomatocrinus mespiliformis by Hess and Messing (2011).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1820Encrinites mespiliformis von Schlotheim p. 332
2011Pomatocrinus mespiliformis Hess and Messing p. 164

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumBlastozoa
classCrinoideaMiller 1821
subclassPentacrinoideaJaekel 1918
RankNameAuthor
infraclassInadunata(Wachsmuth and Springer 1897)
Cladida(Moore and Laudon 1943)
Eucladida
infraorderArticulata(Miller 1821)
orderMillericrinidaSieverts-Doreck 1953
familyMillericrinidaeJaeckel 1918
genusPomatocrinusDesor 1845
speciesmespiliformis(von Schlotheim 1820)

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.

Pomatocrinus mespiliformis von Schlotheim 1820
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Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
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: Hendy et al. 2009, Aberhan et al. 2004, Kiessling 2004, Aberhan 1992
Collections
No collection or age range data are available