Acanthophyllum confusum Birenheide and Soto 1992 (horn coral)

Anthozoa - Stauriida - Ptenophyllidae

Full reference: R. Birenheide and F. M. Soto. 1992. Rugose Einzel- und Phaceloid-Korallen aus dem Ober-Givetium (Mittel-Devon) des Kantabrischen Gebirges, NW Spanien [Upper Givetian (Middle Devonian) solitary and phaceloid rugose corals from the Cantabrian Mountains, NW Spain]. Palaeontographica Abteilung A 221:95-123

Belongs to Acanthophyllum according to R. Birenheide and F. M. Soto 1992

Sister taxa: Acanthophyllum (Grypophyllum), Acanthophyllum (Neostringophyllum), Acanthophyllum clermontense, Acanthophyllum trompetti

Type specimen: Its type locality is Caldas de San Adrian, F-157, which is in a Givetian reef, buildup or bioherm limestone in the Portilla Formation of Spain

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Caldas de San Adrian, F-157

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