Dimorpharaea burulchiensis Kusmicheva 1972 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Microsolenidae

Full reference: E.I. Kusmicheva. 1972. Berriasian Scleractinians of the Crimean Mountain Region. Paleontological Journal 6(2):47-51

Belongs to Dimorpharaea according to E.I. Kusmicheva 1972

Sister taxa: Dimorpharaea aequiseptalis, Dimorpharaea catalaunica, Dimorpharaea deickei, Dimorpharaea desori, Dimorpharaea expansa, Dimorpharaea globularis, Dimorpharaea japonica, Dimorpharaea koechlini, Dimorpharaea lehmani, Dimorpharaea lentiformis, Dimorpharaea lineata, Dimorpharaea manchacaensis, Dimorpharaea stellans, Dimorpharaea tosaensis

Type specimen: Its type locality is Mezhgor'ye, which is in a Berriasian reef, buildup or bioherm claystone/reef rocks in Ukraine

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Ukraine (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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