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Subclass Octocorallia Haeckel 1866

Anthozoa

PaleoDB taxon number: 61472

Full reference: E. Haeckel. 1866. Generelle Morphologie der Organismen, Allgemeine Grundzuge der Organischen Formen-Wissenschaft, Mechanisch Begründet Durch die von Charles Darwin Reformirte Descendez-Theorie. Verlag von Georg Reimer, Berlin CLX-462

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

Sister taxa: Actiniae, Actiniaria, Actinotheca, Antipatharia, Archaeotrypa, Bolboporites, Cambrophyllum, Cambrotrypa, Coelenteratella, Cothonion, Cysticyathus, Decaphyllum, Hexacorallia, Kitakamiphyllum, Lipopora, Numidiaphyllum, Oekentorpia, Pennatulacea, Protoaulopora, Roselletona, Rugosa, Spongarium, Stolonifera, Strobilasma, Tabulata, Zoantharia

Subtaxa: Alcyonacea, Coenothecalia, Echmatocrinidae, Gorgonacea, Graphularia, Helioporacea, Plexauridae, Waiparaconidae

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder-carnivore