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Diphuicrinus faustus Moore and Strimple 1973 (Sea lily)

Crinoidea - Inadunata - Diphuicrinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 227591

Full reference: R. C. Moore and H. L. Strimple. 1973. Lower Pennsylvanian (Morrowan) crinoids from Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Texas. University of Kansas Paleontological Contributions, Echinodermata Article 60(12):1-84

Belongs to Diphuicrinus according to R. C. Moore and H. L. Strimple 1973

Sister taxa: Diphuicrinus croneisi, Diphuicrinus mammifer, Diphuicrinus pentanodus

Type specimen: OU 262 (dorsal cup). Its type locality is Olney Road (Loc. 15), which is in a Morrowan marine limestone/sandstone in the Wapanucka Limestone Formation of Oklahoma.

Ecology: stationary upper-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): dorsal cup 6.60 x 21.50