Heliocoenia triradiata Morycowa 1971 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Stylinidae

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 Heliocoenia according to E. Morycowa 1971

Sister taxa: Heliocoenia (Hexaheliocoenia), Heliocoenia (Octoheliocoenia), Heliocoenia bendukidzeae, Heliocoenia carpathica, Heliocoenia catenula, Heliocoenia claudiopolisensis, Heliocoenia corallina, Heliocoenia costulata, Heliocoenia decora, Heliocoenia etalloni, Heliocoenia gracilis, Heliocoenia humberti, Heliocoenia kabakovitschae, Heliocoenia kakhadzei, Heliocoenia lamellosa, Heliocoenia minima, Heliocoenia orbignyi, Heliocoenia pakongensis, Heliocoenia picteti, Heliocoenia pseudocorallina, Heliocoenia rarauensis, Heliocoenia rozkowskae, Heliocoenia sparsa, Heliocoenia stellata, Heliocoenia strambergensis, Heliocoenia vadosa, Heliocoenia variabilis, Heliocoenia vesicularia, Heliocoenia vigintiseptata, Heliocoenia zaglica, Alloiteaucoenia (Kobycoenia)

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

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

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

• Jurassic of the Czech Republic (4)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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