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Parawentzelella Fontaine 1961 (horn coral)

Anthozoa - Stauriida - Waagenophyllidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 5750

Full reference: H. Fontaine. 1961. Les madreporaires paleozoiques du Viet-Nam, du Laos, et du Cambodge. Archives Geologiques du Viet-Nam 5:1-276

Parent taxon: Waagenophyllinae according to D. Hill 1981

Sister taxa: Akagophyllum, Chielasma, Chihsiaphyllum, Gyanyimaphyllum, Heritschiella, Huangia, Ipciphyllum, Monothecalis, Paraipciphyllum, Pavastehphyllum, Pseudocarniaphyllum, Pseudohuangia, Waagenophyllum

Subtaxa: Parawentzelella canalifera, Parawentzelella gansuense, Parawentzelella gubleri, Parawentzelella regularis, Parawentzelella socialis, Parawentzelella yaoshangensis

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Type: Lonsdaleia canalifera

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder