Stephanophyllia lanquinei Alloiteau 1936 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Micrabaciidae

Synonym: Micrabacia wellsi Eliasova 1997

Belongs to Stephanophyllia according to Alloiteau 1936

See also Baron-Szabo 2009 and Eliasova 1997

Sister taxa: Stephanophyllia californica, Stephanophyllia cribraria, Stephanophyllia elegans, Stephanophyllia fungulus, Stephanophyllia hexaflora, Stephanophyllia imperialis, Stephanophyllia implexa, Stephanophyllia indica, Stephanophyllia japonica, Stephanophyllia michelini, Stephanophyllia nysti, Stephanophyllia plattenwaldensis, Stephanophyllia vacavillensis

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Paleocene of Ukraine (1 collection)

• Cretaceous of Madagascar (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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