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crinoid

any echinoderm of the class Crinoidea, including the present-day feather stars and sea lilies. They are common fossils from the CAMBRIAN PERIOD throughout geological history, and are mainly sedentary. Antodon is free-living in British waters.
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(1821): A natural history of the Crinoidea or lily-shaped animals, with observations on the genera Asteria, Euryale, Comatula, and Marsupites.
Sin embargo, en ninguno de estos trabajos se hace mencion de la clase Crinoidea. Por lo tanto, este trabajo tiene como proposito el dar a conocer el primer registro de Florometra magellanica (Bell, 1882) (Echinodermata: Crinoidea) (Fig.
The Echinodermata are represented by a number of groups: Crinoidea, represented by articulated calyxes and disarticulated columnals and brachials; Blastoidea, represented by columnals and calyxes, especially those of Pentremites conoideus; Echinoidea, represented by disarticulated interambulacral plates as well as several largely intact specimens; and Asteroidea, represented by one nearly complete specimen, as well as disarticulated dorsal plates from the same species.
Crinoidea. British, Australian, and New Zealand Antarctic Research Expedition 1901-1904 Rep (B) 4:189-212.
++ +++ Pachydictya cyclostomoides Eichwald, 1855 ++ ++ Echinodermata Bothriocidaris pahleni Schmidt, 1874 + + Crinoidea (undifferentiated) +++ ++++ Cystoblastus sp.
Adult specimens of Himerometra robustipinna (Crinoidea, Comatulida) were collected in the Nha Trang Bay in the South China Sea.
Discussion--Suprageneric classification of the Crinoidea follow Moore and Teichert (1978) with the modifications of Ausich (1998a,b).
Genera included in this group are members of Crinoidea, Strophomenata and Rhynchonellata.