Placophyllia blastemon Eliasova 1976 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Placophylliidae

Full reference: H. Eliasova. 1976. Familles Placosmiliidae Alloiteau, 1952 et Misistellidae nov. fam. (Hexacorallia) des calcaires de Stramberk (Tithonien, Tchecoslovaquie) [The families Placosmiliidae Alloiteau, 1952 and Misistellidae nov. fam. from the Stramberk Limestone (Tithonian, Czechoslovakia)]. Casopis pro Mineralogii a Geologii 21(4):337-347

Belongs to Placophyllia according to Eliasova 1976

Sister taxa: Placophyllia bandeli, Placophyllia crassa, Placophyllia curvata, Placophyllia dianthus, Placophyllia florosa, Placophyllia mikaikarivensis, Placophyllia minima, Placophyllia rugosa

Type specimen: Its type locality is Jasenice, Stramberk reef limestone, 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


• Cretaceous of Bulgaria (1 collection)

• Jurassic of the Czech Republic (2)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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