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Galateacrinus coacervatus Strimple and Moore 1971 (Sea lily)

Crinoidea - Inadunata - Texacrinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 66137

Full reference: H. L. Strimple and R. C. Moore. 1971. Crinoids of the LaSalle Limestone (Pennsylvanian) of Illinois. University of Kansas Paleontological Contributions (55)5-48

Belongs to Galateacrinus according to H. L. Strimple and R. C. Moore 1971

Sister taxa: Galateacrinus australis, Galateacrinus gossameri

Type specimen: IGS42P11B. Its type locality is LaSalle Limestone Member, Bond Fm., near Pontiac, Livingstone County, IL, which is in a Missourian marine shale/limestone in the Bond Formation of Illinois.

Ecology: stationary upper-level epifaunal suspension feeder