Acanthogyra paracolumnaris Sikharulidze 1979 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Rhipidogyridae

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 Acanthogyra according to G. Y. Sikharulidze 1979

Sister taxa: Acanthogyra aptiana, Acanthogyra columnaris, Acanthogyra micra, Acanthogyra multiformis, Acanthogyra tosaensis, Columnogyra multiformis

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

Ecology: stationary epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Tskhanari, Caucasus, upper biostrome

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