Heliocoenia minima Sikharulidze 1979 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Stylinidae

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 Heliocoenia according to G. Y. Sikharulidze 1979

Sister taxa: Heliocoenia (Hexaheliocoenia), Heliocoenia (Octoheliocoenia), Heliocoenia bendukidzeae, Heliocoenia carpathica, Heliocoenia catenula, Heliocoenia claudiopolisensis, Heliocoenia corallina, Heliocoenia costulata, Heliocoenia decora, Heliocoenia etalloni, Heliocoenia gracilis, Heliocoenia humberti, Heliocoenia kabakovitschae, Heliocoenia kakhadzei, Heliocoenia lamellosa, Heliocoenia orbignyi, Heliocoenia pakongensis, Heliocoenia picteti, Heliocoenia pseudocorallina, Heliocoenia rarauensis, Heliocoenia rozkowskae, Heliocoenia sparsa, Heliocoenia stellata, Heliocoenia strambergensis, Heliocoenia triradiata, Heliocoenia vadosa, Heliocoenia variabilis, Heliocoenia vesicularia, Heliocoenia vigintiseptata, Heliocoenia zaglica, Alloiteaucoenia (Kobycoenia)

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

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Austria (2 collections), Georgia (2)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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