Mopsea (gorgonian)

Anthozoa - Gorgonacea

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

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

Subtaxa: Mopsea tenisoni

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Australia (1 collection)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Australia (1)

Total: 2 collections including 3 occurrences

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