Ellipsocoenia grandis Sikharulidze 1985 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Latomeandridae

Full reference: G. Y. Sikharulidze. 1985. Geksakorally urgonskoy fatsii Dzirulskogo Massiva i ego cevernogo obramlyeniya [Hexacorals from the Urgonian facies of the Dzirul Massif and its northern frame]. Akademiya Nauk Gruzinskoy SSR, Geologicheskiy Institut imeni A I Dzhanelidze, Trudy 88:1-78

Belongs to Ellipsocoenia according to G. Y. Sikharulidze 1985

Sister taxa: Ellipsocoenia carpathica, Ellipsocoenia conferta, Ellipsocoenia lobata, Ellipsocoenia lorioli

Type specimen: Its type locality is Mukhura, Dzirul Massif, which is in a Hauterivian reef, buildup or bioherm limestone in Georgia

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Mukhura, Dzirul Massif

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