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Isocrinus propinquus Münster 1834 (Sea lily)

Crinoidea - Isocrinida - Isocrinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 309316

Alternative combination: Pentacrinus propinquus

Synonym: Pentacrinus braunii Münster 1841 (taxon 269232)

Belongs to Isocrinus according to A. Nützel and A. Kaim 2014

Sister taxa: Isocrinus californicus, Isocrinus granosus, Isocrinus knighti, Isocrinus legeri, Isocrinus nehalemensis, Isocrinus oregonensis, Isocrinus pendulus, Isocrinus psilonoti, Isocrinus wyomingensis

Type specimens:

  • Isocrinus propinquus: Its type locality is St. Cassian (Munster coll), which is in a Julian carbonate limestone in the Cassian Formation of Italy.
  • Pentacrinus braunii: Its type locality is St. Cassian (Munster coll), which is in a Julian carbonate limestone in the Cassian Formation of Italy.

Ecology: stationary upper-level epifaunal suspension feeder