Cahuzacopsammia Chaix 1999 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Dendrophylliidae

Full reference: C. Chaix. 1999. Cahuzacopsammia meandrinoides nov. gen. et sp., Scléractiniaire dendrophylliidé de l'Oligocène supérieur d'Aquitaine (France). Geobios 32(6):805-813

Parent taxon: Dendrophylliidae according to C. Chaix 1999

Sister taxa: Aplopsammia, Areopsammia, Astroides, Balanophyllia, Bathypsammia, Blastozopsammia, Calostylopsis, Dendrophyllia, Dichopsammia, Duncanopsammia, Enallopsammia, Endopachys, Endopsammia, Heteropsammia, Lamellophyllia, Leptopsammia, Lobopsammia, Makridinophyllia, Notophyllia, Paleoastroides, Reussopsammia, Rhabdopsammia, Rhizopsammia, Stereopsammia, Stichopsammia, Thecopsammia, Tubastraea, Turbinaria, Wadeopsammia

Subtaxa: Cahuzacopsammia meandrinoides

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Type: Cahuzacopsammia meandrinoides

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal microcarnivore-photosymbiotic

Distribution: found only at New scleractinian genus, southern Aquitaine (Oligocene of France)

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