Mesomorpha duncani Vaughan 1900 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Curtoseriidae

Full reference: T. W. Vaughan. 1900. The Eocene and lower Oligocene coral faunas of the United States with descriptions of a few doubtfully Cretaceous species. United States Geological Survey, Monograph 39:1-263

Belongs to Mesomorpha according to T. W. Vaughan 1900

Sister taxa: Mesomorpha andrusovi, Mesomorpha bussoni, Mesomorpha chaetetoides, Mesomorpha dubia, Mesomorpha excavata, Mesomorpha magna, Mesomorpha mammillata, Mesomorpha minima, Mesomorpha newpassensis, Mesomorpha ornata, Mesomorpha pesudomammosa, Mesomorpha pseudomammosa, Mesomorpha punctata, Mesomorpha pyanovskae, Mesomorpha simionescui, Mesomorpha vaughani

Type specimen: Its type locality is Prairie Creek, which is in a Paleocene coastal siliciclastic in Alabama

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal microcarnivore-photosymbiotic

Distribution: found only at Prairie Creek

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