Dimorpharaea koechlini Milne-Edwards and Haime 1860 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Microsolenidae

Alternative combination: Microsolena koechlini

Belongs to Dimorpharaea according to R. C. Baron-Szabo 2003

See also Pandey and F├╝rsich 2003

Sister taxa: Dimorpharaea aequiseptalis, Dimorpharaea burulchiensis, Dimorpharaea catalaunica, Dimorpharaea deickei, Dimorpharaea desori, Dimorpharaea expansa, Dimorpharaea globularis, Dimorpharaea japonica, Dimorpharaea lehmani, Dimorpharaea lentiformis, Dimorpharaea lineata, Dimorpharaea manchacaensis, Dimorpharaea stellans, Dimorpharaea tosaensis

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder


• Cretaceous of Greece (1 collection), Mexico (1)

• Jurassic of the Czech Republic (1), France (3), Georgia (1), Iran (4), Poland (1), the Russian Federation (1), Switzerland (2)

Total: 15 collections each including a single occurrence

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