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Pontifennia Cope 2005

Hydrozoa - Hydroida

PaleoDB taxon number: 143520

Full reference: J. C. W. Cope. 2005. Octocorallian and hydroid fossils from the lower Ordovician of Wales. Palaeontology 48(2):433-445

Parent taxon: Hydroida according to J. C. W. Cope 2005

Sister taxa: Archaeoantennularia, Archaeocryptolaria, Archaeonectris, Calyptoblastina, Cambrohydra, Clyxhydra, Crucimedusina, Drevoella, Flexihydra, Inocaulis, Kristinella, Lafoeidae, Mazohydra, Mesokylix, Palaeacmea, Palaelophacmaea, Palaeokylix, Palaeonectris, Palaeotuba, Parleria, Philippinactinia, Plectodiscus, Protohalecium, Protulophila, Psammactinia, Rhabdohydra, Sphenoecium, Thecata

Subtaxa: Pontifennia gracilis

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Type: Pontifennia gracilis

Ecology: stationary epifaunal carnivore-suspension feeder