Placosmilia martini Michelin 1846 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae

Alternative combinations: Lasmogyra martiniana, Lobophyllia martiniana, Rhipidogyra martiniana

Synonyms: Placosmilia turonensis de Fromentel 1877, Rhipidogyra turonensis de Fromentel 1877

Belongs to Placosmilia according to Beauvais 1982

See also Baron-Szabo 1999

Sister taxa: Placosmilia bilobata, Placosmilia bofilli, Placosmilia bojnicensis, Placosmilia copoyensis, Placosmilia cornu, Placosmilia elliptica, Placosmilia fenestrata, Placosmilia fimbriata, Placosmilia gracilis, Placosmilia limburgica, Placosmilia pethoi, Placosmilia polygonata, Placosmilia sinuosa, Placosmilia urgoniensis, Placosmiliopsis bilobatus

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Austria (1 collection), Germany (2)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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