Complexastrea carpathica Morycowa 1974 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae

Full reference: E. Morycowa. 1974. Hexacorallia d'un bloc exotique de calcaire tithonique a Wozniki pres de Wadowice (Carpathes Polonaises Occidentales) [Hexacorals from the Tithonian exotic limestone block of Wozniki near Wadowice (western Polish Carpathians)]. Acta Geologica Polonica 24(3):457-484

Belongs to Complexastrea according to Morycowa 1974

Sister taxa: Complexastraea sobkoviensis, Complexastrea burgundiae, Complexastrea conybearei, Complexastrea coronata, Complexastrea cotteaui, Complexastrea dabroviensis, Complexastrea dobroljubovae, Complexastrea hemisphaerica, Complexastrea kachensis, Complexastrea kobyi, Complexastrea magna, Complexastrea major, Complexastrea multisepta, Complexastrea ngariensis, Complexastrea seriata, Complexastrea thevenini, Complexastrea zolleriana

Type specimen: Its type locality is Wozniki, exotic limestone block, which is in a Tithonian perireef or subreef limestone in Poland

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Jurassic of the Czech Republic (1 collection), Poland (1), Slovakia (1)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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