Parisis (gorgonian)

Anthozoa - Gorgonacea

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

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

Subtaxa: Parisis brevis Parisis erratica Parisis melitensis Parisis miranda Parisis steenstrupi Parisis vertebralis

View classification

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Miocene of New Zealand (4 collections)

• Oligocene of Italy (1), Somalia (1)

• Eocene of Germany (2), Mexico (1), Spain (1), Tonga (1)

• Paleocene of Denmark (2), Kazakhstan (1), the Russian Federation (1), Turkmenistan (2), Ukraine (1)

• Cretaceous of Ukraine (1)

Total: 19 collections including 23 occurrences

Show more details


Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.


Click image to enlarge. Click to access iDigBio record.