Aplosmilia grandicosta Krkovic 1965 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Rhipidogyridae

Full reference: D. Krkovic. 1965. Koralska fauna sa severnih padina planine Rumije (Crna Gora) [Coral fauna from the northern Rumija Mountains (Montenegro). Zavod za Geoloska Istrazivanja Crne Gore, Geoloski Glasnik 4:155-181

Belongs to Aplosmilia according to D. Krkovic 1965

Sister taxa: Aplosmilia aspera, Aplosmilia coalescens, Aplosmilia distans, Aplosmilia elegans, Aplosmilia kobyi, Aplosmilia magnifica, Aplosmilia nuda, Aplosmilia rotunda, Aplosmilia rugosa, Aplosmilia semisulcata, Aplosmilia somaensis, Aplosmilia suevica, Aplosmilia tochikuboensis

Type specimen: Its type locality is Rumija Mountains, which is in an Oxfordian/Kimmeridgian carbonate limestone in Serbia and Montenegro

Ecology: stationary epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Rumija Mountains

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