Mesomorpha punctata de Fromentel 1857 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Curtoseriidae

Alternative combinations: Ahrdorffia punctata, Thamnasteria punctata

Belongs to Mesomorpha according to G. Y. Sikharulidze 1985

See also Morycowa 1964

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

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal microcarnivore-photosymbiotic

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Azerbaijan (1 collection), Bulgaria (1), Georgia (1), Poland (2), Turkmenistan (3)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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