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Protaxocrinus elegans Billings 1857 (Sea lily)

Crinoidea - Taxocrinida

PaleoDB taxon number: 345930

Alternative combination: Lecanocrinus elegans

Full reference: E. Billings. 1857. Report for the year 1856. Geological Survey of Canada - Report of Progress for the Years 1853-56 247-345

Belongs to Protaxocrinus according to R. S. Bassler and M.W. Moodey 1943

Sister taxa: Protaxocrinus laevis, Protaxocrinus paraios, Protaxocrinus sideros

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder