Microsolena zangbeiensis Liao and Li 1980 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Microsolenidae

Full reference: W. Liao and Z. R. Li. 1980. Jurassic Scleractinia from Amdo, northern Xizang. Acta Palaeontologica Sinica 19(3):228-238

Belongs to Microsolena according to W. Liao and Z. R. Li 1980

Sister taxa: Microsolena agariciformis, Microsolena amorpha, Microsolena arishensis, Microsolena besairiei, Microsolena caesaris, Microsolena cavernosa, Microsolena corticata, Microsolena crassisepta, Microsolena delicatula, Microsolena exigua, Microsolena fascicularis, Microsolena foliosa, Microsolena formosa, Microsolena fromenteli, Microsolena guttata, Microsolena hassimguitaensis, Microsolena hemispherica, Microsolena interjecta, Microsolena japonica, Microsolena julii, Microsolena kobyi, Microsolena kugleri, Microsolena loginovae, Microsolena major, Microsolena mosensis, Microsolena multisepta, Microsolena ornata, Microsolena parva, Microsolena piriformis, Microsolena plana, Microsolena porosa, Microsolena ramosa, Microsolena regularis, Microsolena sadeki, Microsolena sinuata, Microsolena stellata, Microsolena subexcavata, Microsolena subturbinata, Microsolena texana, Microsolena thurmanni, Microsolena tuberosa, Microsolena verdati, Microsolena yabei

Type specimen: Its type locality is Amdo County, Tanggula Mountains, which is in a Jurassic perireef or subreef limestone in China

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Amdo County, Tanggula Mountains

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