Aplosmilia semisulcata Michelin 1843 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Rhipidogyridae

Alternative combination: Lobophyllia semisulcata

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

Sister taxa: Aplosmilia aspera, Aplosmilia coalescens, Aplosmilia distans, Aplosmilia elegans, Aplosmilia grandicosta, Aplosmilia kobyi, Aplosmilia magnifica, Aplosmilia nuda, Aplosmilia rotunda, Aplosmilia rugosa, Aplosmilia somaensis, Aplosmilia suevica, Aplosmilia tochikuboensis

Ecology: stationary epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Spain (1 collection)

• Jurassic of the Czech Republic (2), France (2), Georgia (2), Iran (2), Portugal (1), Romania (1), Serbia and Montenegro (1), Spain (2), Turkmenistan (1)

Total: 15 collections each including a single occurrence

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