Margarosmilia confluens Münster 1841 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Margarophylliidae

Alternative combinations: Cyathophyllum confluens, Thecosmilia confluens

Synonyms: Montlivaltia dichotoma Klipstein 1845, Montlivaltia zieteni Klipstein 1845, Thecosmilia zieteni Klipstein 1845

Full reference: G. Münster. 1841. Beiträge zur Geognosie und Petrefacten-Kunde des südöstlichen Tirols vorzüglich der Schichten von St. Cassian. II. Beschreibung und Abbildung der in den Kalkmergelschichten von St. Cassian gefunden Versteinerungen. Beiträge zur Petrefacten-Kunde 4:25-152

Belongs to Margarosmilia according to A. H. Caruthers and G. D. Stanley 2008

See also Laube 1865, Münster 1841, Roniewicz et al. 2005 and Turnsek and Senowbari-Daryan 1994

Sister taxa: Margarosmilia adhios, Margarosmilia charlyana, Margarosmilia granulata, Margarosmilia mizukamia, Margarosmilia nova, Margarosmilia richthofeni, Margarosmilia septanectens, Margarosmilia zieteni

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder


• Triassic of China (1 collection), East Timor (1), Greece (1), Hungary (1), Italy (7), Oman (1), Slovenia (5), United States (2: Alaska, Oregon)

Total: 19 collections each including a single occurrence

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