† Osculocystis


Additional Functions


Belong­ing to

Gaeabionta  ⇒ Domäne: Eukaryota  ⇒ Reich: Animalia  ⇒ Mittelreich: Eumetazoa  ⇒ Klade: Triploblastica  ⇒ Klade: Nephrozoa  ⇒ Abzweig: Deuterostomia  ⇒ Klade: Ambulacraria  ⇒ Stamm: Echinodermata  ⇒ Unterstamm: Pelmatozoa  ⇒ Klasse: Cystoidea  ⇒ Unterklasse: Rhombifera  ⇒ Überfamilie: Glyptocystitoida  ⇒ Familie: Echinoencrinitidae

Taxo­nomic seg­ment


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)

Paul, 1967

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Motility: attached, stationary
Habit: intermediate-level epifaunal
Environment: marine

suspension feeder

Compositon of the remains:

high Mg Calcite

Reference- and Source indication, Literature

On the same taxonomic level (siblings) (Count: 11)

Taxonomic assignment (0)

Eukaryota (Domäne)

Animalia (Reich)

Eumetazoa (Mittelreich)


Nephrozoa (Klade)

Deuterostomia (Abzweig)

Ambulacraria (Klade)


Pelmatozoa (Unterstamm)

Cystoidea (Klasse)

Rhombifera (Unterklasse)

Glyptocystitoida (Überfamilie)


Osculocystis (Gattung)

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Actuality: 10. Apr 2024 - 16:24:03

References by PBDB, License: CC BY

  • C. R. C. Paul, 2016 - Revision of Scoliocystis (Rhombifera: Echinoencrinitidae) and related cystoid genera - Paleontological Journal (50), 255-275 (journal article, English)
  • J. J. Sepkoski, Jr., 2002 - A compendium of fossil marine animal genera - Bulletins of American Paleontology (363), 1-560 (serial monograph, English)


GUSID (Global unique identifier short form) W2JIGTr1oUS1LnRpFtB_qg
GUID (Global unique identifier) 1948625B-F53A-44A1-B52E-746916D07FAA
Database ID 52232