Pachyseris rugosa Lamarck 1801 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Agariciidae

Alternative combination: Agaricia rugosa

Belongs to Pachyseris according to Thiel 1932

Sister taxa: Pachyseris (Pavonaraea), Pachyseris compacta, Pachyseris cristata, Pachyseris curvata, Pachyseris denticulata, Pachyseris distans, Pachyseris speciosa

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal microcarnivore-photosymbiotic

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (1 collection), Indonesia (1), Japan (8), New Caledonia (2), Vanuatu (1)

• Pliocene of Indonesia (1), Japan (1), Papua New Guinea (1)

• Miocene of Fiji (1)

Total: 17 collections each including a single occurrence

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