Leptoseris santaciliaensis Altuna et al. 2007 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Agariciidae

Full reference: A. Altuna, G. Álvarez-Pérez, P. Busquets and V. Etayo. 2007. Five new species of Bartonian (Eocene) corals: Jaca Basin, Pyrenees, Spain. Fossil Corals and Sponges: Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium on Fossil Cnidaria and Porifera, Graz 2003 17:435-453

Belongs to Leptoseris according to A. Altuna et al. 2007

Sister taxa: Leptoseris alternans, Leptoseris amitoriensis, Leptoseris anguillensis, Leptoseris cucullata, Leptoseris delicatissima, Leptoseris dinarica, Leptoseris explanata, Leptoseris floriformis, Leptoseris gardineri, Leptoseris glabra, Leptoseris hawaiiensis, Leptoseris irregularis, Leptoseris lauensis, Leptoseris mycetoseroides, Leptoseris papyracea, Leptoseris phylloides, Leptoseris portoricensis, Leptoseris scabra, Leptoseris solida, Leptoseris speciosa, Leptoseris walli, Leptoseris yabei

Type specimen: Its type locality is Santa Cilia, Bartonian Corals, Pamplona fm, Pyrenees, which is in a Bartonian reef, buildup or bioherm marl in the Pamplona Formation of Spain

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal microcarnivore-photosymbiotic

Distribution: found only at Santa Cilia, Bartonian Corals, Pamplona fm, Pyrenees

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