Trochosmilia faujasi Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae

Alternative combination: Edwardsosmilia faujasi

Synonym: Cyathoceras ellipticus Wu 1975

Belongs to Trochosmilia according to R. Baron-Szabo 2006

See also Liao and Xia 1994

Sister taxa: Trochosmilia acutimargo, Trochosmilia arguta, Trochosmilia asiatica, Trochosmilia beyrichi, Trochosmilia camura, Trochosmilia communis, Trochosmilia corniculum, Trochosmilia cristata, Trochosmilia delicatissima, Trochosmilia lorioli, Trochosmilia minuta, Trochosmilia moorei, Trochosmilia multisinuosa, Trochosmilia oldhami, Trochosmilia orientalis, Trochosmilia osensis, Trochosmilia persica, Trochosmilia stainbrooki, Trochosmilia striata, Trochosmilia transitoria

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Paleocene of Pakistan (1 collection)

• Cretaceous of the Netherlands (4)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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