Thamnoseris ankotrofotsyensis Alloiteau 1958 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Latomeandridae

Full reference: J. Alloiteau. 1958. Monographie des madreporaires fossiles de Madagascar [Monograph of fossil corals from Madagascar]. Annales Geologiques de Madagascar 25:1-218

Belongs to Thamnoseris according to Alloiteau 1958

Sister taxa: Thamnoseris arborescens, Thamnoseris arnaudi, Thamnoseris blauensis, Thamnoseris cadomensis, Thamnoseris carpathica, Thamnoseris delorenzoi, Thamnoseris etalloni, Thamnoseris fromenteli, Thamnoseris frotei, Thamnoseris hoernesi, Thamnoseris montipastelli, Thamnoseris morchella, Thamnoseris perroni

Type specimen: Its type locality is Ankotrofotsy-Masiadolo, which is in a Coniacian reef, buildup or bioherm limestone in Madagascar

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder


• Cretaceous of Chile (1 collection), Greece (1), Madagascar (1)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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