Pleurophyllia cara Eliasova 1975 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Amphiastreidae

Full reference: H. Eliasova. 1975. Sous-ordre Amphiastraeina Alloiteau, 1952 (Hexacorallia) des calcaires de Stramberk (Tithonien, Tchécoslovaquie). Casopis pro Mineralogii a Geologii 20(1):1-23

Belongs to Pleurophyllia according to Eliasova 1975

Sister taxa: Pleurophyllia gracilis, Pleurophyllia microsa, Pleurophyllia minuscula, Pleurophyllia schmidti, Pleurophyllia tobleri, Pleurophyllia trichotoma, Pleurophyllia vesiculosa

Type specimen: Its type locality is Stramberk reef, Czechia, which is in a Tithonian reef, buildup or bioherm reef rocks in the Stramberk Limestone Formation of the Czech Republic

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal microcarnivore-photosymbiotic

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Bulgaria (3 collections)

• Jurassic of the Czech Republic (4), Italy (1), Poland (1), Portugal (1), Romania (1)

Total: 11 collections each including a single occurrence

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