Moltkia (gorgonian)

Anthozoa - Gorgonacea

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

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

Subtaxa: Moltkia advena Moltkia foveolata Moltkia minuta

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Whaingaroan of New Zealand (1 collection)

• Paleocene of Denmark (2), Kazakhstan (1), Sweden (1), Turkmenistan (1), Ukraine (1)

• Cretaceous of the Czech Republic (4), Denmark (1), Germany (3), the Netherlands (5), Ukraine (1)

Total: 21 collections including 25 occurrences

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