Crinoid remains from Cenomanian limestones in SE Anatolia have been studied. These crinoids belong to the family Roveacrinidae and are characterised by their lacking a stem and free living above the sea floor. A new species, Roveacrinus derdereensis Manni, n. sp., has been erected.
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