Microsolena agariciformis Etallon 1859 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Microsolenidae

Synonym: Microsolena variolata Gregory 1900

Belongs to Microsolena according to Etallon 1859

See also Pandey et al. 2000 and Pandey and F├╝rsich 2003

Sister taxa: Microsolena amorpha, Microsolena arishensis, Microsolena besairiei, Microsolena caesaris, Microsolena cavernosa, Microsolena corticata, Microsolena crassisepta, Microsolena delicatula, Microsolena exigua, Microsolena fascicularis, Microsolena foliosa, Microsolena formosa, 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

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Bulgaria (3 collections), France (1), Greece (2), Spain (1), Switzerland (1)

• Jurassic of Bulgaria (2), China (1), the Czech Republic (1), France (1), Georgia (1), Germany (10), Iran (9), Poland (10), Portugal (20), Romania (5), the Russian Federation (1), Slovenia (5), Spain (2), Ukraine (1), Uzbekistan (3)

Total: 80 collections each including a single occurrence

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