Dendraraea anzoateguensis Wells 1944 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Microsolenidae

Full reference: J. W. Wells. 1944. Cretaceous, tertiary, and recent corals, a sponge, and an alga from Venezuela. Journal of Paleontology 18(5):429-447

Belongs to Dendraraea according to J. W. Wells 1944

Sister taxa: Dendraraea dendroidea, Dendraraea excelsa, Dendraraea mammelonata, Dendraraea pauciradiata, Dendraraea racemosa, Dendrarea arborescens, Dendrarea pulchella

Type specimen: Its type locality is Islas Borrachas, Chimana formation, which is in an Aptian/Albian reef, buildup or bioherm limestone in the Chimana Formation of Venezuela

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Islas Borrachas, Chimana formation

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