Donacosmilia massaliensis Morycowa and Masse 1998 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Amphiastreidae

Full reference: E. Morycowa and J. P. Masse. 1998. Les scléractiniaires du Barrémien-Aptien inférieur de Provence (SE de la France) [The Barremian-Early Aptian Scleractinia from Provence (SE France)]. Géobios 31(6):725-766

Belongs to Donacosmilia according to E. Morycowa and J. P. Masse 1998

Sister taxa: Donacosmilia corallina, Donacosmilia etalloni, Donacosmilia silingensis, Donacosmilia thurmanni

Type specimen: Its type locality is Saint-Pierre les Martigues, Chainon de la Nerthe, Provence, which is in a Barremian marine limestone in France

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal microcarnivore-photosymbiotic

Distribution: found only at Saint-Pierre les Martigues, Chainon de la Nerthe, Provence

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