Stylaster (lace coral)

Hydrozoa - Stylasterina

Parent taxon: Stylasterina according to J.E.N. Veron 2000

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Allopora, Astya, Calyptopora, Congregopora, Conopora, Crypthelia, Distichopora, Errina, Inferiolabiata, Lepidopora, Pliobothrus, Sporadopora, Stenohelia

Subtaxa: Stylaster cretaceous Stylaster gigas Stylaster milleri Stylaster roseus

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal carnivore-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Costa Rica (1 collection)

• Pliocene of New Zealand (1)

• Miocene of Spain (1)

• Eocene of Tonga (1), United States (2: Washington)

• Cretaceous of Australia (1)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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