Periseris frondescens d'Orbigny 1850 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Latomeandridae

Alternative combinations: Fungiastraea frondescens, Synastraea frondescens, Thamnastraea frondescens

Belongs to Periseris according to E. Morycowa and D. Decrouez 2006

Sister taxa: Periseris elegantula, Periseris renevieri

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Germany (1 collection), Greece (1), Switzerland (2)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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