Howthia Somerville and Rodriguez 2010 (horn coral)

Anthozoa - Stauriida - Axophyllidae

Full reference: I. D. Somerville and S. Rodriguez. 2010. A new genus and species of colonial rugose coral from the Late Tournaisian (Waulsortian) mud-mounds in Ireland: its ecological associations and depositional setting. Palaeoworld 19:414-425

Parent taxon: Axophyllidae according to I. D. Somerville and S. Rodriguez 2010

Sister taxa: Actinocyathus, Axophyllum, Gangamophyllum, Lonsdaleia, Pareynia, Tatjanophyllum

Subtaxa: Howthia suttonensis

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Type: Howthia suttonensis

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Sutton, Howth Peninsula (Carboniferous of Ireland)

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