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Thaumoptilon

Anthozoa - Pennatulacea

Taxonomy
Thaumoptilon was named by Conway and Morris (1993) [Sepkoski's age data: Cm mMid-u Sepkoski's reference number: 1131].

It was assigned to Rangeomorpha by Sepkoski (2002); and to Pennatulacea by Bambach et al. (2007).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1993Thaumoptilon Conway and Morris
2002Thaumoptilon Sepkoski, Jr.
2007Thaumaptilon Bambach et al. p. S80

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
RankNameAuthor
orderPennatulacea
genusThaumoptilonConway and Morris 1993

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Locomotion: stationaryg
Attached: yesg
Life habit: epifaunalg
Diet: suspension feederg
Vision: blindc
Comments: Erect, non-motile attached, supension (Bambach et al., 2007).g
Created: 2009-03-08 17:56:57
Modified: 2009-03-08 19:56:57
Source: g = genus, c = class
References: Kiessling 2004, Bambach et al. 2007
Collections
No collection or age range data are available