Stylina carthagiensis Beauvais and M'Rabet 1977 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Stylinidae

Full reference: M. Beauvais and A. M'Rabet. 1977. Les Madreporaires du Berriasien superieur du Djebel Siouf (Axe Nord-Sud, Tunisie Centrale). Notes du Service Géologique de Tunisie (43)103-137

Belongs to Stylina according to M. Beauvais and A. M'Rabet 1977

Sister taxa: Stylina algarvensis, Stylina amdoensis, Stylina anthemoides, Stylina arborea, Stylina arkansasensis, Stylina babeana, Stylina bangoinensis, Stylina bucheti, Stylina bulgarica, Stylina bullosa, Stylina ceriomorpha, Stylina constricta, Stylina cotteaui, Stylina decemradiata, Stylina decipiens, Stylina delabechei, Stylina deluci, Stylina dendroidea, Stylina dongqoensis, Stylina dubia, Stylina echinulata, Stylina elegans, Stylina esmuni, Stylina favrei, Stylina fenestralis, Stylina girodi, Stylina granulosa, Stylina higoensis, Stylina hirta, Stylina hourcqi, Stylina inwaldensis, Stylina japonica, Stylina kachensis, Stylina kantoensis, Stylina laevicostata, Stylina lobata, Stylina lortphillipsi, Stylina mabutii, Stylina macfadyeni, Stylina madagascariensis, Stylina meriani, Stylina microcoenia, Stylina micrommata, Stylina micropora, Stylina nakasai, Stylina ndalakashensis, Stylina niongalensis, Stylina oolitica, Stylina pachystylina, Stylina parcicosta, Stylina parvipora, Stylina parviramosa, Stylina perroni, Stylina pleionantha, Stylina ploti, Stylina qiebulaensis, Stylina regularis, Stylina reussi, Stylina reussii, Stylina sablensis, Stylina shamoloensis, Stylina sinemuriensis, Stylina spissa, Stylina stellata, Stylina subornata, Stylina subramosa, Stylina sucrensis, Stylina sugiyamai, Stylina tenax, Stylina thiessingi, Stylina tubulifera, Stylina tubulosa, Stylina valfinensis, Stylina waldeckensis, Plesiostylina hourcqi

Type specimen: Its type locality is Corals of Djebel Siouf, which is in a Berriasian marine marl in the Sidi Kralif Formation of Tunisia

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Corals of Djebel Siouf

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