Microphyllia pulchella Beauvais 1966 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Latomeandridae

Full reference: L. Beauvais. 1966. Revision de madreporaires du Dogger de la collection Koby (Revision of Dogger corals from the Koby collection]. Eclogae Geologicae Helvetiae 59(2):989-1024

Belongs to Microphyllia according to Beauvais 1966

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 madagascariensis, Microphyllia maeandrinoides, Microphyllia mvitensis, Microphyllia punctata, Microphyllia resanica, Microphyllia seriata, Microphyllia soemmeringii, Microphyllia sulcata, Microphyllia thurmanni, Microphyllia undans

Type specimen: Its type locality is Pichoux, which is in a Bajocian perireef or subreef limestone in Switzerland

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Jurassic of Chile (6 collections), France (1), Switzerland (1)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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