Cladophyllia dichotoma Goldfuss 1826 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Amphiastreidae

Alternative combination: Lithodendron dichotomum

Belongs to Cladophyllia according to E. Morycowa and E. Roniewicz 1990

Sister taxa: Cladophyllia babeana, Cladophyllia babeauana, Cladophyllia choffati, Cladophyllia clemencia, Cladophyllia conybearei, Cladophyllia conybeari, Cladophyllia corallina, Cladophyllia dresnayi, Cladophyllia excelsa, Cladophyllia furcifera, Cladophyllia mexicana, Cladophyllia minor, Cladophyllia miroi, Cladophyllia morondavensis, Cladophyllia picteti, Cladophyllia ramea, Cladophyllia rollieri, Cladophyllia skuviensis, Cladophyllia stewartae, Cladophyllia tenuis, Cladophyllia thailandensis

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal microcarnivore-photosymbiotic

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Bulgaria (5 collections), Turkey (1)

• Jurassic to Cretaceous of Bulgaria (1)

• Jurassic of Azerbaijan (1), France (2), Germany (4), Mexico (1), Myanmar (1), Poland (1), Portugal (2)

Total: 19 collections each including a single occurrence

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