Epistreptophyllum giganteum Roniewicz 1976 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Dermosmiliidae

Full reference: E. Roniewicz. 1976. Les scléractiniaires du Jurassique supérieur de la Dobrogea centrale, Roumanie. Palaeontologia Polonica 34:17-121

Belongs to Epistreptophyllum according to E. Roniewicz 1976

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 griesbachi, Epistreptophyllum irregulare, Epistreptophyllum montis, Epistreptophyllum pararticulatum, Epistreptophyllum shumardi, Epistreptophyllum tenue, Epistreptophyllum tithonicum, Epistreptophyllum tricentrum, Epistreptophyllum typicum, Epistreptophyllum valfinensis, Epistreptophyllum vetusum

Type specimen: Its type locality is Topalu 4, Dobrogea, Romania, which is in a Kimmeridgian reef, buildup or bioherm reef rocks in Romania

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal microcarnivore-photosymbiotic


• Cretaceous of China (1 collection)

• Jurassic of China (1), Iran (1), Romania (2), the Russian Federation (1), Thailand (2)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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