Columnocoenia ksiazkiewiczi Morycowa 1964 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Placocoeniidae

Alternative combination: Columnocaenia ksiazkiewiczi

Full reference: E. Morycowa. 1964. Hexacoralla des Couches de Grodziszcze (Neocomien, Carpathes) [Hexacorals from the Grodziszcze Beds (Neocomian, Carpathians)]. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 9(1):3-114

Belongs to Columnocoenia according to R. Baron-Szabo 2009

See also Kiessling 2008, Löser and Saldana Villodre 2008 and Morycowa and Decrouez 2006

Sister taxa: Columnocoenia ablensis, Columnocoenia aokii, Columnocoenia aragonensis, Columnocoenia arnaudi, Columnocoenia bucovinensis, Columnocoenia gemmans, Columnocoenia grandiflora, Columnocoenia katzi, Columnocoenia lamberti, Columnocoenia lifolensis, Columnocoenia miniflora, Columnocoenia minima, Columnocoenia nipponica, Columnocoenia safarratensis, Columnocoenia sulcata

Type specimen: Its type locality is Jastrzebia, Grodziszcze Beds, Carpathians, which is in a Barremian reef, buildup or bioherm reef rocks/conglomerate in the Grodziszcze Formation of Poland

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Austria (1 collection), Azerbaijan (1), Chile (1), France (1), Germany (3), Greece (4), Hungary (2), Iran (1), Mexico (3), Poland (4), Romania (1), Serbia and Montenegro (1), Spain (4), Switzerland (1), Turkmenistan (1), Ukraine (1)

Total: 30 collections including 31 occurrences

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