Axosmilia styphelos Liao and Xia 1985 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Axosmiliidae

Full reference: W. Liao and J. Xia. 1985. Upper Jurassic and Lower Cretaceous Scleractinia from Bangoin District of northern Xizang (Tibet). Memoirs of Nanjing Institute of Geology and Palaeontology 21:119-164

Belongs to Axosmilia according to W. Liao and J. Xia 1985

Sister taxa: Axosmilia bangoinensis, Axosmilia benoisti, Axosmilia carrapateirensis, Axosmilia caudata, Axosmilia corallina, Axosmilia craginiana, Axosmilia crassa, Axosmilia cylindrica, Axosmilia excavata, Axosmilia extinctorium, Axosmilia famosa, Axosmilia graciosa, Axosmilia hayasakai, Axosmilia hemisphaerica, Axosmilia hideshimaensis, Axosmilia infundibuliformis, Axosmilia irradians, Axosmilia kachensis, Axosmilia kobyi, Axosmilia marcou, Axosmilia ngariensis, Axosmilia pumila, Axosmilia renevieri, Axosmilia sessilis, Axosmilia sinensis, Axosmilia turbinata, Axosmilia villersensis, Axosmilia wrighti

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal microcarnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of China (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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