Myriophyllia propria Sikharulidze 1979 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Faviidae

Full reference: G. Y. Sikharulidze. 1979. Albskiye korally cela Tskhanari (Zapadnaya Grusiya) [Albian corals from Tskhanari (Western Georgia)]. Trudy Akademiya Nauk Gruzinskoy SSR, Geologicheskiy Institut imeni A. I. Dzhanelidze 63:1-49

Belongs to Myriophyllia according to Sikharulidze 1979

Sister taxa: Myriophyllia angustata, Myriophyllia dumblei, Myriophyllia loulensis, Myriophyllia minima, Myriophyllia petitclerci, Myriophyllia rastellina, Myriophyllia tenuimaeandra

Type specimen: Its type locality is Tskhanari, Caucasus, upper biostrome, which is in an Albian reef, buildup or bioherm limestone in Georgia

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-microcarnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Austria (1 collection), Georgia (1), Germany (1), Greece (3), Hungary (1), Iran (1), Mexico (3)

Total: 11 collections each including a single occurrence

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