†family Isididae Lamouroux 1812

Anthozoa - Alcyonacea - Isididae

Parent taxon: Alcyonacea according to W. Kiessling 2004

See also Grasshoff 1980

Sister taxa: Atractosella, Nephthea, Nephtheidae, Nephtya, Tubipora

Subtaxa: Isis Keratoisis

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Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal microcarnivore-photosymbiotic

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Greece (1 collection), Italy (2)

• Pliocene of Indonesia (4), Italy (1)

• Miocene of Indonesia (1), Iran (3), New Zealand (5), Spain (1)

• Whaingaroan of New Zealand (1)

• Eocene of Hungary (1), New Zealand (1), Spain (2)

• Paleocene of New Zealand (1)

• Cretaceous of Denmark (1)

Total: 25 collections each including a single occurrence

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