† Rhizocrinus alabamensis

Rhizocrinus alabamensis

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Belong­ing to

Gaeabionta  ⇒ Domäne: Eukaryota  ⇒ Reich: Animalia  ⇒ Mittelreich: Eumetazoa  ⇒ Klade: Triploblastica  ⇒ Klade: Eutriploblastica  ⇒ Klade: Neotriploblastica  ⇒ Klade: Eucoelomata  ⇒ Klade: Phoronozoa  ⇒ Stamm: Brachiopoda  ⇒ Klasse: Articulata  ⇒ Ordnung: Comatulidina  ⇒ Familie: Bourgueticrinidae  ⇒ Gattung: Rhizocrinus

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)

De Loriol, 1882

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Rhizocrinus alabamensis

Lebenszeitraum in Million Jahren (Ma)

Start age: 66 Ma - End age: 66 Ma
Upper/Late Cretaceous
(Obere Kreide)

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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

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On the same taxonomic level (siblings) (Count: 1)

Taxonomic assignment (0)

References by PBDB, License: CC BY

  • H. W. Rasmussen, 1961 - A monograph on the Cretaceous Crinoidea - Biologiske Skrifter udgivet af Det Kongelige Danske Videnskabernes Selskab (12), 1-428 (serial monograph, English)
  • W. B. Clark, 1915 - The Mesozoic and Cenozoic Echinodermata of the United States - United States Geological Survey Bulletin (54), 1-341 (serial monograph, English)


GUSID (Global unique identifier short form) s_w2H8MlPUCLfhZxjbS5QQ
GUID (Global unique identifier) 1F36FCB3-25C3-403D-8B7E-16718DB4B941
Database ID 334091