Pentasmilia Deng 2006

Hydrozoa - Lemniscaterina - Cassianastraeidae

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

Parent taxon: Cassianastraeidae according to G. D. Stanley and J. P. Zonneveld 2011

See also Deng 2006

Sister taxon: Cassianastraea

Subtaxa: Pentasmilia guangxiensis

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Type: Pentasmilia guangxiensis

Ecology: stationary epifaunal carnivore-suspension feeder

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

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