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Globulocystites Frest et al. 1979

Paracrinoidea

PaleoDB taxon number: 31119

Full reference: T. J. Frest, H. L. Strimple, and C. C. Coney. 1979. Paracrinoids (Platycystitidae) from the Benbolt Formation (Blackriverian) of Virginia. Journal of Paleontology 53(2):380-398

Parent taxon: Platycystitida according to J. J. Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Malocystitidae, Platycystitidae

Subtaxa: Globulocystites cristatus, Globulocystites infundus, Globulocystites rotundatus

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Type: Globulocystites rotundatus

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder