Cladophyllia excelsa Koby 1888 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Amphiastreidae

Alternative combination: Schizosmilia excelsa

Belongs to Cladophyllia according to D. K. Pandey and F. T. F├╝rsich 2003

See also Morycowa and Roniewicz 1990

Sister taxa: Cladophyllia babeana, Cladophyllia babeauana, Cladophyllia choffati, Cladophyllia clemencia, Cladophyllia conybearei, Cladophyllia conybeari, Cladophyllia corallina, Cladophyllia dichotoma, Cladophyllia dresnayi, Cladophyllia furcifera, Cladophyllia mexicana, Cladophyllia minor, Cladophyllia miroi, Cladophyllia morondavensis, Cladophyllia picteti, Cladophyllia ramea, Cladophyllia rollieri, Cladophyllia skuviensis, Cladophyllia stewartae, Cladophyllia tenuis, Cladophyllia thailandensis

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal microcarnivore-photosymbiotic

Distribution:

• Jurassic of the Czech Republic (1 collection), Ethiopia (1), Iran (1)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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