Cycloseris cyclolites Lamarck 1801 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Fungiidae

Alternative combination: Fungia cyclolites

Belongs to Cycloseris according to R. Baron-Szabo 2008

Sister taxa: Cycloseris brazzanensis, Cycloseris costulata, Cycloseris distorta, Cycloseris erosa, Cycloseris escosurae, Cycloseris fragilis, Cycloseris hungaricus, Cycloseris lamellata, Cycloseris marginata, Cycloseris minuta, Cycloseris patelliformis, Cycloseris perezi, Cycloseris sinensis, Cycloseris somervillei, Cycloseris striata, Cycloseris vaughani, Cyclastraea meltensis

Ecology: facultatively mobile low-level epifaunal microcarnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Egypt (1 collection), Eritrea (2), Indonesia (2), Japan (3), Taiwan (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Indonesia (1)

• Pliocene of Indonesia (5), Japan (1), Papua New Guinea (1)

• Miocene of Indonesia (1)

Total: 18 collections each including a single occurrence

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