Tortoflabellum flemingi Squires 1958 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Meandrinidae

Full reference: D. F. Squires. 1958. The Cretaceous and Tertiary corals of New Zealand. New Zealand Geological Survey Paleontological Bulletin 29:1-107

Belongs to Tortoflabellum according to D. F. Squires 1958

Sister taxa: Tortoflabellum compressum, Tortoflabellum diacantoniae, Tortoflabellum elatum, Tortoflabellum marwicki, Plesiodiplocteniopsis acutangularis, Plesiodiplocteniopsis obtusangularis, Plesiodiplocteniopsis praeramificenta, Plesiodiplocteniopsis dichotoma, Diplocteniopsis curvicalix, Diplocteniopsis (Ondadiplocteniopsis), Diplocteniopsis (Diplocteniopsis)

Type specimen: Its type locality is N166/664 Adams River, which is in a Tongaporutuan marine mudstone in New Zealand

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Miocene of New Zealand (3 collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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