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†family Rutkowskicrinidae McIntosh 2001 (feather star)

Crinoidea - Dendrocrinida

PaleoDB taxon number: 213650

Full reference: G. E. O. McIntosh. 2001. Devonian cladid crinoids: families Glossocrinidae Goldring, 1923, and Rutkowskicrinidae new family. Journal of Paleontology 75(4):783-807

Parent taxon: Dendrocrinida according to G. E. O. McIntosh 2001

Sister taxa: Aesiocrinidae, Apographiocrinoidea, Blothrocrinidae, Bridgerocrinidae, Cromyocrinoidea, Dendrocrinacea, Erisocrinoidea, Glossocrinidae, Kraterocrinidae, Lophocrinoidea, Mastigocrinoidea, Pentaxocrinus, Pirasocrinacea, Pirasocrinoidea, Poteriocrinitidae, Scytalocrinacea, Scytalocrinoidea

Subtaxa: Decorocrinus, Iteacrinus, Propoteriocrinus, Quantoxocrinus, Rutkowskicrinus, Sacrinus, Schmidtocrinus

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Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal suspension feeder