Thecosmilia dichotoma Koby 1884 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae

Synonyms: Latiphyllia pinguis Eliasova 1976, Thecosmilia pinguis Eliasova 1976

Belongs to Thecosmilia according to Koby 1884

See also Baron-Szabo 2017, Beauvais 1989 and Roniewicz 2008

Sister taxa: Thecosmilia acaulis, Thecosmilia annularis, Thecosmilia bassanii, Thecosmilia cartieri, Thecosmilia complanata, Thecosmilia costata, Thecosmilia cumanensis, Thecosmilia delaunayi, Thecosmilia elegans, Thecosmilia eudenticulata, Thecosmilia furcata, Thecosmilia gregaria, Thecosmilia gresslyi, Thecosmilia guerreroensis, Thecosmilia hideshimaensis, Thecosmilia hoernesii, Thecosmilia irregularis, Thecosmilia jaccardi, Thecosmilia langi, Thecosmilia longimana, 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 Austria (5 collections), Greece (1), Spain (1)

• Jurassic of the Czech Republic (3), Georgia (2), Germany (2), Indonesia (1), Iran (1), Poland (5), Portugal (5), Slovakia (1), Slovenia (1)

Total: 28 collections each including a single occurrence

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