† Pentacrinites asteriscus

Pentacrinites asteriscus

Additional Functions


Belong­ing to

Gaeabionta  ⇒ Domäne: Eukaryota  ⇒ Reich: Animalia  ⇒ Mittelreich: Eumetazoa  ⇒ Klade: Triploblastica  ⇒ Klade: Nephrozoa  ⇒ Abzweig: Deuterostomia  ⇒ Klade: Ambulacraria  ⇒ Stamm: Echinodermata  ⇒ Unterstamm: Pelmatozoa  ⇒ Klasse: Crinoidea  ⇒ Unterklasse: Articulata (Crinoidea)  ⇒ Ordnung: Isocrinida  ⇒ Unterordnung: Pentacrinitina  ⇒ Familie: Pentacrinitidae  ⇒ Gattung: Pentacrinites

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)

Meek & Hayden, 1858

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Pentacrinites asteriscus

Additional data by PBDB, License: CC BY

Motility: stationary
Habit: epifaunal
Environment: marine

suspension feeder

Compositon of the remains:

high Mg Calcite

Reference- and Source indication, Literature

On the same taxonomic level (siblings) (Count: 4)

Taxonomic assignment (0)

References by PBDB, License: CC BY

  • J. P. Smith, 1914 - The Middle Triassic marine invertebrate faunas of North America - United States Geological Survey Professional Paper (83), 1-254 (serial monograph, English)


GUSID (Global unique identifier short form) ZUPh69_X5EyIFbXPwARWLg
GUID (Global unique identifier) EBE14365-D7DF-4CE4-8815-B5CFC004562E
Database ID 185368