Tubipora Linnaeus 1758

Anthozoa - Alcyonacea

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

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

See also Sepkoski 2002

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

Subtaxa: Tubipora musica Tubipora rubiola

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Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal microcarnivore-photosymbiotic

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Eritrea (1 collection), Israel (1), Japan (4), the Marshall Islands (1), the Seychelles (1)

• Pliocene of Indonesia (1), Japan (3)

• Miocene of Indonesia (1)

Total: 13 collections each including a single occurrence

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