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Paracaninia wuguishanensis Wu and Zhao 1982 (horn coral)

Anthozoa - Stauriida - Plerophyllidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 173742

Full reference: W. S. Wu and J. M. Zhao. 1982. Anthozoan taxonomic names. Palaeontological Atlas of East China 2:108-179

Belongs to Paracaninia according to W. S. Wu and J. M. Zhao 1982

Sister taxa: Paracaninia ephippia, Paracaninia guichiensis, Paracaninia lhazeensis, Paracaninia liangshanensis, Paracaninia minor, Paracaninia similis, Paracaninia sinensis, Paracaninia suobeishanensis, Paracaninia tzuchiangensis, Paracaninia xiukangensis

Type specimen: NIGP 62071. Its type locality is Wuguishan, Qixia Formation, Nanjing City, which is in a Kungurian carbonate limestone in the Qixia Formation of China.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder