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† Orophocrinus

Orophocrinus

Additional Functions

Grouping

Belong­ing to

Gaeabionta  ⇒ Domäne: Eukaryota  ⇒ Reich: Animalia  ⇒ Mittelreich: Eumetazoa  ⇒ Klade: Triploblastica  ⇒ Klade: Nephrozoa  ⇒ Abzweig: Deuterostomia  ⇒ Klade: Ambulacraria  ⇒ Stamm: Echinodermata  ⇒ Unterstamm: Pelmatozoa  ⇒ Klasse: Blastoidea  ⇒ Ordnung: Fissiculata  ⇒ Familie: Orophocrinidae

Taxo­nomic seg­ment

Gattung

This mentioned taxonomy is an attempt to make an conclusive assignment from the different classifications of various scientists. Because the taxonomy may change due to the latest investigative methods and other findings, our map is a guide only.

Name from

Corre­spond­ing author (Name, Year)

von Seebach, 1865

Other languages

scientific

Orophocrinus

Detailed description

Weitere Unterteilung

  • Art: Orophocrinus devonicus
  • Art: Orophocrinus orbignyanus
  • Art: Orophocrinus stelliformis

Lebenszeitraum in Million Jahren (Ma)

Start age: 358.9 Ma - End age: 339.4 Ma
Phanerozoic
(Phanerozoikum)
Paleozoic
(Paläozoikum)
Carboniferous
(Karbon)
Mississippian
(Mississippium)
Visean
(Vise)
Tournaisian
(Tournai)
326.4
345.3
345.3
359.2

Additional data by PBDB, License: CC BY

Motility: attached, stationary
Environment: marine
Diet:

suspension feeder

Compositon of the remains:

high Mg Calcite

Reference- and Source indication, Literature

Next lower taxonomy level

Taxonomic assignment (11)

References by PBDB, License: CC BY

  • J. J. Sepkoski, Jr., 2002 - A compendium of fossil marine animal genera - Bulletins of American Paleontology (363), 1-560 (serial monograph, English)
  • D. B. Macurda, 1983 - Systematics of the Fissiculate Blastoidea - Papers on Paleontology (), - (journal article, English)
  • D. B. Macurda Jr., 1966 - The ontogeny of the Mississippian Blastoid Orophocrinus - Journal of Paleontology (40), 92-124 (journal article, English)
  • D. B. Macurda Jr., 1965 - The functional morphology and stratigraphic distribution of the Mississippian blastoid genus Orophocrinus - Journal of Paleontology (39), 1045-1096 (journal article, English)