Platygyra lamellina Ehrenberg 1834 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Merulinidae

Alternative combinations: Coeloria lamellina, Maeandra lamellina, Meandrina lamellina

Synonym: Oulophyllia angusta Gerth 1925

Belongs to Platygyra according to Wells 1956

See also Gerth 1925, Leloux and Renema 2007 and Yabe et al. 1936

Sister taxa: Platygyra acuta, Platygyra colombiana, Platygyra contorta, Platygyra crosslandi, Platygyra daedalea, Platygyra euaensis, Platygyra mareensis, Platygyra naroetensis, Platygyra pini, Platygyra renemai, Platygyra ryukyuensis, Platygyra sinensis, Platygyra singularis, Platygyra stricta

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (2 collections), Djibouti (1), Egypt (14), Eritrea (2), India (1), Indonesia (3), Japan (2), Kenya (5), New Caledonia (2), Papua New Guinea (1), Vanuatu (2)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Indonesia (1), the Philippines (1)

• Pliocene of Indonesia (8), Japan (1)

Total: 46 collections each including a single occurrence

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