Camerata

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Camerata

[‚kam·ə′räd·ə]
(paleontology)
A subclass of extinct stalked echinoderms of the class Crinoidea.
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Faunas preserved and collected in this manner, here and elsewhere (for example, the Salem Limestone of southern Indiana [Beede 1906]), are commonly dominated by camerate crinoids and blastoids.
Morgan presents a guide for students and researchers in invertebrate paleontology and for collectors to the more than 60 valid species that encompass at least 40 genera and represent all the major crinoid groups of Mississippian Age: both primitive and advanced cladids, camerates, flexibles, and disparids.