Epistreptophyllum vetusum Beauvais 1986 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Dermosmiliidae

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 Epistreptophyllum according to L. Beauvais 1986

Sister taxa: Epistreptophyllum aberrans, Epistreptophyllum bathonicum, Epistreptophyllum boesei, Epistreptophyllum bonjouri, Epistreptophyllum budaensis, Epistreptophyllum commune, Epistreptophyllum compressum, Epistreptophyllum cornutiformis, Epistreptophyllum cylindratum, Epistreptophyllum densum, Epistreptophyllum diatritum, Epistreptophyllum discus, Epistreptophyllum ellipsoides, Epistreptophyllum flabelliforme, Epistreptophyllum giganteum, Epistreptophyllum griesbachi, Epistreptophyllum irregulare, Epistreptophyllum montis, Epistreptophyllum pararticulatum, Epistreptophyllum shumardi, Epistreptophyllum tenue, Epistreptophyllum tithonicum, Epistreptophyllum tricentrum, Epistreptophyllum typicum, Epistreptophyllum valfinensis

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

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal microcarnivore-photosymbiotic

Distribution: found only at J. Bou Dahar (Beni Tadjit), Atlas Mountains

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