Microsolena formosa Morycowa and Decrouez 2006 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Microsolenidae

Full reference: E. Morycowa and D. Decrouez. 2006. Early Aptian scleractinian corals from the Upper Schrattenkalk of Hergiswil (Lucerne region, Helvetic Zone of central Switzerland). Revue de Paléobiologie 25(2):791-838

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

Sister taxa: Microsolena agariciformis, Microsolena amorpha, Microsolena arishensis, Microsolena besairiei, Microsolena caesaris, Microsolena cavernosa, Microsolena corticata, Microsolena crassisepta, Microsolena delicatula, Microsolena exigua, Microsolena fascicularis, Microsolena foliosa, Microsolena fromenteli, Microsolena guttata, Microsolena hassimguitaensis, Microsolena hemispherica, Microsolena interjecta, Microsolena japonica, Microsolena julii, Microsolena kobyi, Microsolena kugleri, Microsolena loginovae, Microsolena major, Microsolena mosensis, Microsolena multisepta, Microsolena ornata, Microsolena parva, Microsolena piriformis, Microsolena plana, Microsolena porosa, Microsolena ramosa, Microsolena regularis, Microsolena sadeki, Microsolena sinuata, Microsolena stellata, Microsolena subexcavata, Microsolena subturbinata, Microsolena texana, Microsolena thurmanni, Microsolena tuberosa, Microsolena verdati, Microsolena yabei, Microsolena zangbeiensis

Type specimen: Its type locality is Hergiswil corals, Switzerland, which is in an Aptian open shallow subtidal limestone in the Schrattenkalk Formation of Switzerland

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Hergiswil corals, Switzerland

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