Cyathophora bourgueti Defrance 1826 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Stylinidae

Alternative combination: Astrea bourgueti

Synonym: Cyathophora richardi Michelin 1843

Belongs to Cyathophora according to D. K. Pandey et al. 2007

See also Pandey and F├╝rsich 2003

Sister taxa: Cyathophora atempa, Cyathophora babaevi, Cyathophora bangoinensis, Cyathophora cesaredensis, Cyathophora claudiensis, Cyathophora densata, Cyathophora denseta, Cyathophora dollfussi, Cyathophora faveolata, Cyathophora globosa, Cyathophora gomangcoensis, Cyathophora haysensis, Cyathophora kobyi, Cyathophora micrommatos, Cyathophora miyakoensis, Cyathophora neocomiensis, Cyathophora olssoni, Cyathophora parva, Cyathophora pironae, Cyathophora pratti, Cyathophora steimanni, Cyathophora steinmanni, Cyathophora thurmanni, Cyathophora tithonica

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Iran (1 collection)

• Jurassic of Azerbaijan (3), the Czech Republic (3), Georgia (1), Germany (6), India (1), Iran (1), Italy (1), Portugal (3), the Russian Federation (1), Spain (1), Switzerland (1)

Total: 23 collections each including a single occurrence

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