Merulina ampliata Ellis and Solander 1786 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Merulinidae

Alternative combination: Madrepora ampliata

Belongs to Merulina according to D. Huang et al. 2014

See also Yabe et al. 1936

Sister taxa: none

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Indonesia (3 collections), Papua New Guinea (1)

• Miocene of Indonesia (2)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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