Dermosmilia laxata Etallon 1864 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Dermosmiliidae

Alternative combination: Thecosmilia laxata

Belongs to Dermosmilia according to L. Beauvais 1988

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

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal microcarnivore-photosymbiotic

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Bulgaria (1 collection), Greece (1)

• Jurassic of the Czech Republic (1), Germany (1), Italy (1), Poland (3), Slovenia (5), Spain (1), Thailand (1)

Total: 15 collections each including a single occurrence

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