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Axogaster Lonsdale 1850 (gorgonian)

Anthozoa - Gorgonacea

PaleoDB taxon number: 4763

Full reference: W. Lonsdale. 1850. Descriptions of the fossils of the Chalk Formation. Notes on the corals. The Geology and Fossils of the Tertiary and Cretaceous Formations of Sussex 237-324

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

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

Subtaxa: Axogaster cretacea

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Type: Axogaster cretacea

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder