Epismilia mauretaniensis Beauvais 1986 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Zardinophyllidae

Belongs to Epismilia according to Beauvais 1986

Sister taxa: Epismilia cuneata, Epismilia delemontana, Epismilia haimei, Epismilia obesa, Epismilia robusta, Epismilia wrighti, Epismilia yilashanensis

Type specimen: Its type locality is J. Bou Dahar (Beni Tadjit), Atlas Mountains, which is in a Pliensbachian reef, buildup or bioherm reef rocks in Morocco.

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal microcarnivore-photosymbiotic

Distribution:

• Jurassic of Morocco (1 collection), Slovenia (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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