Placophyllia rugosa Becker 1875 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Placophylliidae

Alternative combinations: Pleurophyllia rugosa, Stylosmilia rugosa

Belongs to Placophyllia according to E. Roniewicz 2008

See also Geyer 1955 and Kolodziej 2003

Sister taxa: Placophyllia bandeli, Placophyllia blastemon, Placophyllia crassa, Placophyllia curvata, Placophyllia dianthus, Placophyllia florosa, Placophyllia mikaikarivensis, Placophyllia minima

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal microcarnivore-photosymbiotic

Distribution:

• Jurassic to Cretaceous of Bulgaria (1 collection)

• Jurassic of Bulgaria (1), Croatia (1), the Czech Republic (5), Georgia (2), Germany (1), Indonesia (1), Poland (3), Portugal (1), the Russian Federation (2), Slovenia (5)

Total: 23 collections each including a single occurrence

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