Retiophyllia gracilis Roniewicz 1989 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Reimaniphylliidae

Full reference: E. Roniewicz. 1989. Triassic Corals of the Zlambach Beds, Northern Calcareous Alps, Austria. Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Mathematisch- naturwissenschaftliche Klasse, Denkschriften 126:1-152

Belongs to Retiophyllia according to E. Roniewicz 1989

Sister taxa: Retiophyllia aksuensis, Retiophyllia alfurica, Retiophyllia aranea, Retiophyllia caespitosa, Retiophyllia clathrata, Retiophyllia dawsoni, Retiophyllia defilippi, Retiophyllia delicata, Retiophyllia delicatula, Retiophyllia dendriformis, Retiophyllia dichotoma, Retiophyllia eguchii, Retiophyllia fenestrata, Retiophyllia frechi, Retiophyllia gephyrophora, Retiophyllia gosaviensis, Retiophyllia langobardica, Retiophyllia mailonggangensis, Retiophyllia multiramis, Retiophyllia nevadae, Retiophyllia norica, Retiophyllia obtusa, Retiophyllia oppeli, Retiophyllia parviseptum, Retiophyllia pascoensis, Retiophyllia robusta, Retiophyllia sellae, Retiophyllia tenuicosta, Retiophyllia tolminensis, Retiophyllia tosaensis, Retiophyllia vesicularis, Retiophyllia wasabidaniensis

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Triassic of Austria (2 collections), Slovakia (1)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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