Thecosmilia longimana Quenstedt 1881 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae

Alternative combinations: Lepidophylliopsis longimana, Lithodendron longimanum

Belongs to Thecosmilia according to R. Baron-Szabo 2009

See also Beauvais and Stump 1976, Geyer 1955 and Pandey et al. 2007

Sister taxa: Thecosmilia acaulis, Thecosmilia annularis, Thecosmilia bassanii, Thecosmilia cartieri, Thecosmilia complanata, Thecosmilia costata, Thecosmilia cumanensis, Thecosmilia delaunayi, Thecosmilia dichotoma, Thecosmilia elegans, Thecosmilia eudenticulata, Thecosmilia furcata, Thecosmilia gregaria, Thecosmilia gresslyi, Thecosmilia guerreroensis, Thecosmilia hideshimaensis, Thecosmilia hoernesii, Thecosmilia irregularis, Thecosmilia jaccardi, Thecosmilia langi, Thecosmilia magna, Thecosmilia martini, Thecosmilia minuta, Thecosmilia moraviensis, Thecosmilia neglecta, Thecosmilia ngariensis, Thecosmilia oaxaquensis, Thecosmilia panasqueirensis, Thecosmilia qingyanensis, Thecosmilia rofanica, Thecosmilia rutogensis, Thecosmilia somaensis, Thecosmilia tibetana, Thecosmilia tobleri, Thecosmilia trichotoma, Thecosmilia typica, Thecosmilia virgulina, Thecosmilia vurguni, Thecosmilia weberi, Thecosmilia zagaliensis

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Iran (1 collection)

• Jurassic of the Czech Republic (1), Georgia (2), Mexico (1), Spain (2)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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