Pseudomyriophyllia carpathica Morycowa 1971 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Faviidae

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 Pseudomyriophyllia according to E. Morycowa 1971

Sister taxa: Pseudomyriophyllia oshimaensis, Pseudomyriophyllia turnsekae

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 low-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-microcarnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Georgia (2 collections), Greece (1), Kenya (1), Mexico (3), Romania (1), Spain (1), Tanzania (2)

Total: 11 collections including 12 occurrences

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