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Order Alcyonacea Lamouroux 1816

Anthozoa - Octocorallia

PaleoDB taxon number: 4748

Parent taxon: Octocorallia according to J.E.N. Veron 2000

Sister taxa: Coenothecalia, Echmatocrinidae, Gorgonacea, Graphularia, Helioporacea, Plexauridae, Waiparaconidae

Subtaxa: Atractosella, Isididae, Nephthea, Nephtheidae, Nephtya, Tubipora

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Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal microcarnivore-photosymbiotic