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Tribrachyocrinus M'Coy 1847 (Sea lily)

Crinoidea - Ampelocrinida - Tribrachyocrinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 32430

Alternative spelling: Tribrachiocrinus

Full reference: F. M'Coy. 1847. XXI. On the fossil botany and zoology of the rocks associated with the coal of Australia. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 20(133):226-236

Parent taxon: Tribrachyocrinidae according to G. D. Webster and P. A. Jell 1999

Sister taxa: Meganotocrinus, Nowracrinus

Subtaxa: Pentadia, Pentadia reniformis, Pentadia spatangus, Pentadia trigona, Tribrachyocrinus brogerensis, Tribrachyocrinus clarkei, Tribrachyocrinus corrugatus, Tribrachyocrinus etheridgei, Tribrachyocrinus granulatus, Tribrachyocrinus pseudoclarkei, Tribrachyocrinus rattei, Tribrachyocrinus singletonensis

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Ecology: stationary upper-level epifaunal suspension feeder