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Cicerocrinus elegans Sollas 1900 (Sea lily)

Crinoidea - Pisocrinoidea - Pisocrinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 203991

Synonym: Lagarocrinus tenuis Jaekel 1900 (taxon 203993)

Belongs to Cicerocrinus according to W. H. C. Ramsbottom 1958

Sister taxon: Cicerocrinus anglicus

Type specimens:

  • Cicerocrinus elegans: OM c 80, a calyx
  • Lagarocrinus tenuis: BM E 5726, a calyx. Its type locality is Old Bridge near Ludlow, which is in a Ludfordian marine horizon in the United Kingdom.

Ecology: stationary upper-level epifaunal suspension feeder