Macgeea soraufi McLean 2005 (horn coral)

Anthozoa - Stauriida - Phillipsastreidae

Full reference: R. S. McLean. 2005. Phillipsastreid corals from the Frasnian (Upper Devonian) of western Canada: taxonomy and biostratigraphic significance. NRC Press 1-109

Belongs to Macgeea according to R. S. McLean 2005

Sister taxa: Macgeea camplanulata, Macgeea concinnula, Macgeea desioi, Macgeea ponderosa, Macgeea pustulosa

Type specimen: Its type locality is Hay River near Enterprise, which is in a Frasnian reef, buildup or bioherm reef rocks/packstone in the Hay River Formation of Canada

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Devonian of Canada (2: Northwest Territories collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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