Latiphyllia confluens Quenstedt 1843 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae

Alternative combinations: Astraea confluens, Astrea confluens, Clausastrea confluens, Synastrea confluens, Thamnasteria confluens, Thamnastraea confluens

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

See also Geyer 1955 and Morycowa 1968

Sister taxa: Latiphyllia bajociana, Latiphyllia clausa, Latiphyllia crassa, Latiphyllia dimorphastreoides, Latiphyllia mexicana, Latiphyllia neocomiensis, Latiphyllia suevica, Latiphyllia thurmanni, Latiphyllia truncata

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Jurassic to Cretaceous of Spain (1 collection)

• Jurassic of the Czech Republic (5), France (1), Georgia (1), Germany (4), Iran (2), Switzerland (1), the United Kingdom (1)

Total: 16 collections including 17 occurrences

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