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  • n. Plural form of crinoid.


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  • Now, a study by University of Michigan paleontologist Tomasz Baumiller and colleagues finds that sea urchins have been preying on marine animals known as crinoids for more than 200 million years and suggests that such interactions drove one type of crinoid --- the sea lily --- to develop the ability to escape by creeping along the ocean floor. - latest science and technology news stories

  • At the bottom lived invertebrates such as crinoids, trilobites, and brachiopods that left their remains in the ancient mud.


  • "Junior" by Robert Abernathy (wherein the characters are tunicates or crinoids) "Love is the Plan - The Plan is Death" by Tiptree


  • The Permian extinction, 244 million years ago, devastated the marine biota: tabulate and rugose corals, blastoid echinoderms, graptolites, and most crinoids died out, as did the last of the trilobites.


  • Articulate brachiopods and one lineage of crinoids survived, but never again dominated the marine environment.


  • He argues that At the Mountains of Madness is in the middle between Vampire (crinoids gonna vivisect you!) and Thing (entropic shoggoth creation), and I think adding the Ghost is trivial, given that Kadath is nothing but a giant haunted house.

    Kenneth Hite's Journal

  • We found quite a few brachiopods, some crinoids and bryozoans - your typical invertebrate fun I forgot to take pictures!

    Fieldwork Friday #10

  • I purposefully used big, exaggerated strokes on the crinoids.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • The limestone rocks of Upper Mississippian age are highly soluble and contain fossils throughout, including brachiopods, crinoids and corals.

    Mammoth Cave National Park, United States

  • Despite their resemblance to flowers, crinoids are animals, belonging to the Echinodermata, to which starfish also belong.

    Catch that crinoid!


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  • JM is looking for his old class photo, Crinoids 1972.

    March 10, 2010