Hydnophora grandis Gardiner 1906 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Merulinidae

Belongs to Hydnophora according to Gardiner 1906

Sister taxa: Hydnophora ackermanni, Hydnophora affinis, Hydnophora astraeoides, Hydnophora cristatoseriata, Hydnophora exesa, Hydnophora ferryi, Hydnophora infundibulum, Hydnophora microconos, Hydnophora oppenheimi, Hydnophora pilosa, Hydnophora provincialis, Hydnophora pulchra, Hydnophora rudis, Hydnophora solidior, Hydnophora styriaca, Hydnophora tenella, Hydnophora variabilis

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Indonesia (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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