Thamnasteria pseudopaliformis Morycowa 1971 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Thamnasteriidae

Full reference: E. Morycowa. 1971. Hexacorallia et Octocorallia du Cretace Inferieur de Rarau (Carpathes Orientales Roumaines) [Early Cretaceous hexacorals and octocorals from Rarau (Eastern Carpathians, Romania)]. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 16(1-2):3-149

Belongs to Thamnasteria according to E. Morycowa 1971

Sister taxa: Thamnasteria abukumaensis, Thamnasteria andranomarivensis, Thamnasteria aspera, Thamnasteria bevoayensis, Thamnasteria bonanomii, Thamnasteria communis, Thamnasteria concinna, Thamnasteria concinnaformis, Thamnasteria coquandi, Thamnasteria cotteaui, Thamnasteria defrancei, Thamnasteria dendroidea, Thamnasteria dumonti, Thamnasteria felixi, Thamnasteria globosa, Thamnasteria gracilis, Thamnasteria heterogenea, Thamnasteria hoffmeisteri, Thamnasteria huzimotoi, Thamnasteria imlayi, Thamnasteria iranensis, Thamnasteria jaccardi, Thamnasteria japonica, Thamnasteria jezoensis, Thamnasteria kobyi, Thamnasteria latistellata, Thamnasteria leptopetala, Thamnasteria lobata, Thamnasteria loryi, Thamnasteria lyelli, Thamnasteria maeandra, Thamnasteria mammosa, Thamnasteria matsushitai, Thamnasteria mettensis, Thamnasteria microconos, Thamnasteria miyakoensis, Thamnasteria moreana, Thamnasteria naumanni, Thamnasteria nicoleti, Thamnasteria ogawaensis, Thamnasteria patina, Thamnasteria racemosa, Thamnasteria rhaetica, Thamnasteria rumignyensis, Thamnasteria scita, Thamnasteria seriata, Thamnasteria settsassi, Thamnasteria sinuata, Thamnasteria sinuosa, Thamnasteria smithi, Thamnasteria tenuissima, Thamnasteria terquemi, Thamnasteria tokushimaensis, Thamnasteria tonantzinae, Thamnasteria torinosuensis, Thamnasteria yuraensis, Thamnastraea alpina, Thamnastraea plana

Type specimen: Its type locality is Valea Izvorul Alb, Rarau area, NE Romania, which is in an Aptian shallow subtidal marl in Romania

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Valea Izvorul Alb, Rarau area, NE Romania

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