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Gorgoniidae

Anthozoa - Gorgonacea - Gorgoniidae

Taxonomy
Gorgoniidae was named by Lamouroux (1812). It is extant.

It was assigned to Gorgonida by Kiessling (2003).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1812Gorgoniidae Lamouroux
2003Gorgoniidae Kiessling

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
RankNameAuthor
subclassOctocorallia
orderGorgonaceaLamouroux 1816
familyGorgoniidaeLamouroux 1812
familyGorgoniidaeLamouroux 1812

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Locomotion: stationaryo
Attached: yeso
Life habit: epifaunalo
Diet: suspension feedero
Vision: blindc
Created: 2009-05-11 22:09:29
Modified: 2009-05-12 00:09:29
Source: o = order, c = class
References: Kiessling 2004, Bambach et al. 2007

Age range: Fennian or 471.80000 to 466.00000 Ma

Collections (2 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Fennian471.8 - 466.0United Kingdom (Wales) Pennalina crossi (87604) Pennalina sp. A (87605)