Epistreptophyllum ellipsoides Krkovic 1965 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Dermosmiliidae

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 Epistreptophyllum according to D. Krkovic 1965

Sister taxa: Epistreptophyllum aberrans, Epistreptophyllum bathonicum, Epistreptophyllum boesei, Epistreptophyllum bonjouri, Epistreptophyllum budaensis, Epistreptophyllum commune, Epistreptophyllum compressum, Epistreptophyllum cornutiformis, Epistreptophyllum cylindratum, Epistreptophyllum densum, Epistreptophyllum diatritum, Epistreptophyllum discus, Epistreptophyllum flabelliforme, Epistreptophyllum giganteum, Epistreptophyllum griesbachi, Epistreptophyllum irregulare, Epistreptophyllum montis, Epistreptophyllum pararticulatum, Epistreptophyllum shumardi, Epistreptophyllum tenue, Epistreptophyllum tithonicum, Epistreptophyllum tricentrum, Epistreptophyllum typicum, Epistreptophyllum valfinensis, Epistreptophyllum vetusum

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

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal microcarnivore-photosymbiotic

Distribution: found only at Rumija Mountains

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