Isis Linnaeus 1758

Anthozoa - Alcyonacea - Isididae

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: Isididae according to W. Kiessling 2004

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Keratoisidinae, Keratoisis, Mopsea

Subtaxa: Isis polyacantha

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Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal microcarnivore-photosymbiotic


• Quaternary of Italy (1 collection)

• Pliocene of Indonesia (4)

• Miocene of Indonesia (1), Iran (3)

• Whaingaroan of New Zealand (1)

• Eocene of Hungary (1), New Zealand (1), Spain (2)

• Paleocene of New Zealand (1)

• Cretaceous of Denmark (1)

Total: 16 collections each including a single occurrence

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