Corallium Marsigli 1766 (gorgonian)

Anthozoa - Gorgonacea

Parent taxon: Gorgonida according to J. J. Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Acabaria, Axogaster, Carpathoporella, Coptocampylodon, Eogorgia, Gorgoniidae, Krimella, Melithaea, Moltkia, Mopsea, Nicella, Paramoltkia, Parisis, Petilavenula, Primnoa, Verrucella

Subtaxa: Corallium elegantum Corallium pallidum

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of France (1 collection)

• Miocene of France (1), Spain (1)

• Eocene of Tonga (1)

• Cretaceous of Ukraine (2)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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