Araiophyllum liasicum Beauvais 1986 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Microsolenidae

Full reference: L. Beauvais. 1986. Monographie des Madreporaires du Jurassique Inferieur du Maroc (Monograph on Lower Jurassic Corals of Morocco). Palaeontographica Abteilung A 194(1-3):1-68

Belongs to Araiophyllum according to L. Beauvais 1986

Sister taxon: Araiophyllum triassicum

Type specimen: Its type locality is J. Bou Mokhta (2), Atlas Mountains, which is in a Pliensbachian reef, buildup or bioherm reef rocks in Morocco.

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at J. Bou Mokhta (2), Atlas Mountains

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