Proretiophyllia Deng 2006 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Reimaniphylliidae

Full reference: Z. Q. Deng. 2006. Middle Triassic corals from W. Guangxi and S. Guizhou. Acta Palaeontologica Sinica 45(1):32-51

Parent taxon: Reimaniphylliidae according to Z. Q. Deng 2006

Sister taxa: Coryphylliinae, Coryphyllina, Craspedophyllia, Cuifia, Distichoflabellinae, Distichomorpha, Distichopsis, Paracuifia, Primorodendron, Reimaniphyllia, Reimaniphylliinae, Retiophyllia, Distichophyllia, Toechastraea, Craspedophylliinae, Distichophylliinae

Subtaxa: Proretiophyllia tianyangensis

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Type: Proretiophyllia tianyangensis

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Zaitingna, Tianyang area (Triassic of China)

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