Recent Examples of crinoid from the Web
The warm coastal waters surrounding Gondwana were perfect for new kinds of animals, like brachiopods, crinoids, ostracodes, cephalopods, corals, and bryozoans.
Then check out this intriguing video from National Geographic of a feather star, a variety of crinoid that lives in the ocean.
The traces of ancient invertebrates with astonishing names (crinoids, fusulinids, and so on) were just one of many signs that the landscape my coastal relatives used to mock for its monotony in fact harbored wonders.
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Origin and Etymology of crinoid
First Known Use: 1836See Words from the same year
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