Columnaria Goldfuss 1826 (horn coral)

Anthozoa - Stauriida - Columnariidae

Parent taxon: Columnariidae according to D. Hill 1981

See also Hill 1956 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Circumtextiphyllum, Planetophyllum, Spasskyella

Subtaxa: Columnaria alveolata Columnaria calicina Columnaria kuallomatensis Columnaria parva

View classification

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Permian of the Russian Federation (1 collection)

• Devonian of Australia (1), France (1), the Russian Federation (2), Spain (1), the United Kingdom (1)

• Silurian to Devonian of Tajikistan (1)

• Silurian of Canada (3: Quebec)

• Ordovician of Canada (17: Nunavut, Ontario, Quebec), the Russian Federation (1), United States (37: Georgia, Indiana, Michigan, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Tennessee, Virginia)

Total: 66 collections including 73 occurrences

Show more details

Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.

Click image to enlarge. Click to access iDigBio record.