Aaglacrinus

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Not to be confused with Aglaocrinus, another extinct genus in the Crinoidea class.
Aaglacrinus
Temporal range: 359.2–299.0 Ma
Carboniferous[1]
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Echinodermata
Class: Crinoidea
Order: Cladida
Family: Dendrocrinidae
Genus: Aaglacrinus
G. D. Webster, 1981[2][3]
Species

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Synonyms

Aaglaocrinus[4][5]

Aaglacrinus is an extinct species of crinoidea in the Cladia order.[6][7][8][9][10] It has been proposed that it was a stationary (attached) suspension feeder the hard parts of which were composed of magnesium calcite.[11][12]

Species[edit]

There are currently 2 species in this genus, both of which are under the name Aaglaocrinus:

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