Lane, N. Gary Department of Geology, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.
Ausich, William I. School of Earth Sciences, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio.
Last reviewed:October 2019
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An extinct subclass of stalked Crinoidea; a class of the phylum Echinodermata. The Camerata include more than 235 genera confined to the Paleozoic Era, ranging from the Early Ordovician to the Late Permian. Camerate crinoids were one of the four major subclasses of Paleozoic crinoids. Others include the Cladida, Flexibilia, and Disparida. See also: Crinoidea; Echinodermata; Geologic time scale
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