Stylosmilia michelini Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Stylinidae

Belongs to Stylosmilia according to Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848

Sister taxa: Stylosmilia alpina, Stylosmilia catenula, Stylosmilia corallina, Stylosmilia crassitheca, Stylosmilia fascicularis, Stylosmilia flexuosa, Stylosmilia gregorii, Stylosmilia kangpaensis, Stylosmilia naumanni, Stylosmilia octonaria, Stylosmilia shirakurai, Stylosmilia solidecolumella, Stylosmilia subgracilis, Stylosmilia suevica, Stylosmilia tanggulaensis, Stylosmilia tenuis, Stylosmilia tingriensis, Stylosmilia yabei

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Jurassic to Cretaceous of China (1 collection), Poland (1)

• Jurassic of Azerbaijan (2), China (2), the Czech Republic (2), France (4), Georgia (5), Greece (1), Italy (1), Oman (1), Portugal (9), Romania (2), the Russian Federation (2), Serbia and Montenegro (1), Spain (2), Switzerland (2), Thailand (2)

Total: 40 collections each including a single occurrence

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