Anthozoa

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There are 6,000 known recent species, and many additional [[fossil]] types.
There are 6,000 known recent species, and many additional [[fossil]] types.
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Anthozoa was named by Ehrenberg in 1831. Its stratigraphic range [[Cambrian]] to [[Recent]]; present distribution, [[Cosmopolitan]] [[Marine]]. In habit (lifestyle) they are [[sessile]][[Epifauna]]
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==Information==
 
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'''Author:''' [[Christian Gottfried Ehrenberg|Ehrenberg]], 1831
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'''Stratigraphic range:''' [[Cambrian]] to [[Recent]]
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'''Distribution:''' [[Cosmopolitan]] [[Marine]]
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'''Lifestyle:''' [[Sessile]] [[Epifauna]]l [[microcarnivore]] or [[carnivore]]
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'''Evolutionary biota in which of importance:''' [[Paleozoic  evolutionary biota|Paleozoic]], [[Mesozoic-Cenozoic evolutionary biota|Mesozoic-Cenozoic]]
 
==Classification and Phylogeny==
==Classification and Phylogeny==
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* Daly, M, DG Fautin & VA Cappola (2003), Systematics of the Hexacorallia (Cnidaria: Anthozoa).  Zool. J. Linn. Soc. 139: 419–437.  
* Daly, M, DG Fautin & VA Cappola (2003), Systematics of the Hexacorallia (Cnidaria: Anthozoa).  Zool. J. Linn. Soc. 139: 419–437.  
* Fautin, D. G., Romano, S. L. & Oliver, W. A. Jr., 1999: Zoantharia - Sea Anemones and corals. [http://tolweb.org/tree?group=Zoantharia&contgroup=Anthozoa The Tree of Life]
* Fautin, D. G., Romano, S. L. & Oliver, W. A. Jr., 1999: Zoantharia - Sea Anemones and corals. [http://tolweb.org/tree?group=Zoantharia&contgroup=Anthozoa The Tree of Life]
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* Parker, S. P. (ed.), 1982: Synopsis and classification of living organisms. Vols. 1 & 2 --McGrew-Hill Book Company
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* Parker, S. P. (ed.), 1982: Synopsis and classification of living organisms. Vols. 1 & 2 --McGraw-Hill Book Company
==Links==
==Links==

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