Petilavenula Cope 2005 (gorgonian)

Anthozoa - Gorgonacea

Full reference: J. C. W. Cope. 2005. Octocorallian and hydroid fossils from the lower Ordovician of Wales. Palaeontology 48(2):433-445

Parent taxon: Gorgonida according to J. C. W. Cope 2005

Sister taxa: Acabaria, Axogaster, Carpathoporella, Coptocampylodon, Corallium, Eogorgia, Gorgoniidae, Krimella, Melithaea, Moltkia, Nicella, Paramoltkia, Parisididae, Primnoa, Verrucella

Subtaxa: Petilavenula surculosa Petilavenula varifurcata

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Type: Petilavenula varifurcata

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Ordovician of the United Kingdom (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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