Microphyllia bachmayeri Geyer 1955 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Latomeandridae

Full reference: O. F. Geyer. 1955. Beiträge zur Korallenfauna des Stramberger Tithon. Paläontologische Zeitschrift 29(3-4):177-216

Belongs to Microphyllia according to O. F. Geyer 1955

Sister taxa: Microphyllia acuta, Microphyllia astroides, 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 thurmanni, Microphyllia undans

Type specimen: Its type locality is Stramberk reef, Czechia, which is in a Tithonian reef, buildup or bioherm reef rocks in the Stramberk Limestone Formation of the Czech Republic

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Slovenia (1 collection), Spain (1)

• Jurassic of the Czech Republic (1), Slovenia (2)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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