Microphyllia madagascariensis Alloiteau 1958 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Latomeandridae

Full reference: J. Alloiteau. 1958. Monographie des madreporaires fossiles de Madagascar [Monograph of fossil corals from Madagascar]. Annales Geologiques de Madagascar 25:1-218

Belongs to Microphyllia according to J. Alloiteau 1958

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 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 Ampakabo, which is in a Bathonian perireef or subreef limestone in Madagascar

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Jurassic of Madagascar (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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