Cyathophora haysensis Wells 1932 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Stylinidae

Full reference: J. W. Wells. 1932. Corals of the Trinity Group of the Comanchean of central Texas. Journal of Paleontology 6(3):225-256

Belongs to Cyathophora according to Wells 1932

Sister taxa: Cyathophora babaevi, Cyathophora bangoinensis, Cyathophora bourgueti, Cyathophora cesaredensis, Cyathophora claudiensis, Cyathophora densata, Cyathophora denseta, Cyathophora dollfussi, Cyathophora faveolata, Cyathophora globosa, Cyathophora gomangcoensis, Cyathophora kobyi, Cyathophora micrommatos, Cyathophora neocomiensis, Cyathophora olssoni, Cyathophora parva, Cyathophora pironae, Cyathophora pratti, Cyathophora steimanni, Cyathophora steinmanni, Cyathophora thurmanni, Cyathophora tithonica

Type specimen: Its type locality is Pleasant Valley Crossing, Blanco River, which is in an Albian reef, buildup or bioherm limestone in the Glen Rose Formation of Texas

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Germany (1 collection), Iran (1), Mexico (2), United States (1: Texas), Venezuela (1)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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