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Family Gorgoniidae Lamouroux 1812 (gorgonian)

Anthozoa - Gorgonacea

PaleoDB taxon number: 124314

Parent taxon: Gorgonida according to W. Kiessling 2003

Sister taxa: Acabaria, Axogaster, Carpathoporella, Coptocampylodon, Corallium, Eogorgia, Krimella, Melithaea, Moltkia, Mopsea, Nicella, Paramoltkia, Parisis, Petilavenula, Primnoa, Verrucella

Subtaxa: Pennalina

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder