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†order Myelodactylida Ausich 1998 (Sea lily)

Crinoidea - Disparida

PaleoDB taxon number: 320298

Full reference: W. I. Ausich. 1998. Phylogeny of Arenig to Caradoc crinoids (Phylum Echinodermata) and suprageneric classification of the Crinoidea. The University of Kansas Paleontological Contributions, n. s. 9:1-36

Parent taxon: Disparida according to D. F. Wright et al. 2017

Sister taxa: Abyssocrinus, Allagecrinoidea, Allagecrinus, Alphacrinidae, Anamesocrinus, Aureocrinus, Belemnocrinacea, Belemnocrinus, Brachiocrinus, Brutopisocrinus, Calceocrinida, Calycanthocrinus, Catillocrinus, Changninocrinus, Cincinnaticrinacea, Claviculacrinus, Crinobrachiatus, Desmacriocrinus, Eocicerocrinus, Eucatillocrinus, Eustenocrinida, Gongrocrinus, Heracrinus, Herpetocrinus, Heterocrinidae, Heterocrinoidea, Holynocrinus, Homocrinacea, Homocrinida, Hypsocrinus, Isocatillocrinus, Jaekelicrinus, Junocrinus, Macnamaratylus, Maennilicrinida, Metacatillocrinus, Mycocrinus, Myelodactylus, Neocatillocrinus, Paradoxocrinus, Parazophocrinus, Pariocrinus, Perissocrinus, Perritocrinus, Phimocrinus, Pisocrinida, Pisocrinoidea, Pygmaeocrinus, Quiniocrinus, Ramacrinus, Regnellicrinus, Resetocrinus, Stereobrachicrinus, Storthingocrinus, Stylocrinus, Taidocrinus, Tetragonocrinida, Thaminocrinus, Theloreus, Tiaracrinus, Tornatilicrinidae, Triacrinus, Trichocrinus, Trophocrinus, Westheadocrinus, Whiteocrinus, Xenocatillocrinus, Xisoallogecrinus, Zophocrinus

Subtaxa: Iocrinidae, Myelodactylidae

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Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal suspension feeder