Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Placocoeniidae
Full reference: M. Eguchi. 1951. Mesozoic hexacorals from Japan. The Science Reports of the Tohoku University, Geology 24:1-96
Belongs to Placocoenia according to M. Eguchi 1951
Sister taxa: Placocoenia heimi, Placocoenia hideshimaensis, Placocoenia macrophthalma, Placocoenia major, Placocoenia robusta, Placocoenia tanohataensis
Type specimen: Its type locality is Furuya, Kanto Mountains, which is in a Barremian shallow subtidal limestone in the Ishido Formation of Japan
Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder
• Cretaceous of Japan (2 collections)
Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence
Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.
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