Placocoenia ohinataensis Eguchi 1951 (stony coral)

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

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