Microphyllia jaspensis Prinz 1991 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Latomeandridae

Full reference: P. Prinz. 1991. Mesozoische Korallen aus Nordchile. Palaeontographica Abteilung A 216:147-209

Belongs to Microphyllia according to P. Prinz 1991

Sister taxa: Microphyllia acuta, Microphyllia astroides, Microphyllia bachmayeri, Microphyllia brevivallis, Microphyllia contorta, Microphyllia convergens, Microphyllia curtata, Microphyllia cylindrica, Microphyllia davidsoni, Microphyllia densecostata, Microphyllia elevata, Microphyllia gagnebini, Microphyllia gemina, Microphyllia gracilis, Microphyllia kenyensis, Microphyllia labyrinthiformis, Microphyllia lineata, Microphyllia macropora, Microphyllia madagascariensis, Microphyllia maeandrinoides, Microphyllia mvitensis, Microphyllia pulchella, Microphyllia punctata, Microphyllia resanica, Microphyllia seriata, Microphyllia soemmeringii, Microphyllia sulcata, Microphyllia thurmanni, Microphyllia undans

Type specimen: Its type locality is Cerro Jaspe, Chile, which is in a Bajocian reef, buildup or bioherm limestone in Chile

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Jurassic of Chile (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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