Dermosmilia fiagdonensis Krasnov and Starostina 1970 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Dermosmiliidae

Full reference: Y.e. V. Krasnov and E. A. Starostina. 1970. Pozdneyurskiye skleraktinii severnogo Kavkaza [Late Jurassic scleractinians of the northern Caucasus region]. in Mezozoyskiye korally SSSR [Mesozoic corals of the USSR], Papers of II Allunion Symposium on fossil corals of the USSR (4)75-80

Belongs to Dermosmilia according to Ye. V. Krasnov and E. A. Starostina 1970

Sister taxa: Dermosmilia bathonica, Dermosmilia capitata, Dermosmilia crassa, Dermosmilia cretacica, Dermosmilia divergens, Dermosmilia dobrogeana, Dermosmilia etalloni, Dermosmilia glomerata, Dermosmilia jezoensis, Dermosmilia labeata, Dermosmilia laxata, Dermosmilia miyakoensis, Dermosmilia nagaoi, Dermosmilia nana, Dermosmilia neocomiensis, Dermosmilia pauciramosa, Dermosmilia rugosa, Dermosmilia rutogensis, Dermosmilia simplex, Dermosmilia trichotoma

Type specimen: Its type locality is Fiagdon River, N Caucasus, which is in a Kimmeridgian marine limestone in the Russian Federation

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal microcarnivore-photosymbiotic

Distribution:

• Jurassic of the Russian Federation (1 collection), Slovenia (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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