Alternative combinations: Centrastrea vaughani, Thamnasteria vaughani
Full reference: J. W. Wells. 1932. Corals of the Trinity Group of the Comanchean of central Texas. Journal of Paleontology 6(3):225-256
See also Baron-Szabo 2002
Sister taxa: Mesomorpha andrusovi, Mesomorpha bussoni, Mesomorpha chaetetoides, Mesomorpha dubia, Mesomorpha duncani, Mesomorpha excavata, Mesomorpha magna, Mesomorpha mammillata, Mesomorpha minima, Mesomorpha newpassensis, Mesomorpha ornata, Mesomorpha pesudomammosa, Mesomorpha pseudomammosa, Mesomorpha punctata, Mesomorpha pyanovskae, Mesomorpha simionescui
Type specimen: Its type locality is Spring Branch-Cranes Mill region, Comal County, which is in an Albian reef, buildup or bioherm limestone in the Glen Rose Formation of Texas
Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal microcarnivore-photosymbiotic
Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence
Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.
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