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Gilbertsocrinus

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Kingdom  Animalia
Family  Rhodocrinidae
Rank  Genus
Subphylum  Crinozoa
Phylum  Echinodermata
Subclass  Camerata
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Similar  Actinocrinites, Platycrinites, Cyathocrinites, Scytalocrinus, Onychocrinus

Gilbertsocrinus are an extinct genus of Paleozoic stalked crinoids.

Contents

These stationary upper-level epifaunal suspension feeders lived in the Devonian of the Czech Republic and United States, as well as in the Carboniferous of the United Kingdom and United States, from 416.0 to 345.0 Ma.

Species

  • Grinus tuberosus (Lyon & Casseday)
  • Description

    Gilbertsocrinus are quite common crinoids with some unusual features. They have a flexible column, an unusual holdfast, tegmen appendages and minute arms.

    References

    Gilbertsocrinus Wikipedia


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