Microphyllia thurmanni Etallon 1864 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Latomeandridae

Alternative combinations: Isastrea thurmanni, Latimeandra thurmanni

Synonym: Elysastraea sakalavensis Alloiteau 1958

Belongs to Microphyllia according to O. F. Geyer 1955

See also Alloiteau 1958 and Baron-Szabo 2009

Sister taxa: Microphyllia acuta, Microphyllia astroides, Microphyllia bachmayeri, Microphyllia brevivallis, Microphyllia contorta, Microphyllia convergens, Microphyllia curtata, Microphyllia cylindrica, Microphyllia davidsoni, Microphyllia densecostata, Microphyllia elevata, Microphyllia gagnebini, Microphyllia gemina, Microphyllia gracilis, Microphyllia jaspensis, Microphyllia kenyensis, Microphyllia labyrinthiformis, Microphyllia lineata, Microphyllia macropora, Microphyllia madagascariensis, Microphyllia maeandrinoides, Microphyllia mvitensis, Microphyllia pulchella, Microphyllia punctata, Microphyllia resanica, Microphyllia seriata, Microphyllia soemmeringii, Microphyllia sulcata, Microphyllia undans

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Poland (1 collection)

• Jurassic of Azerbaijan (1), the Czech Republic (1), Germany (2), the Russian Federation (1)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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