Herpolitha limax Esper 1797 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Fungiidae

Alternative combination: Madrepora limax

Synonym: Herpetolitha crassa Dana 1846

Belongs to Herpolitha according to Umbgrove 1939

See also Inskipp et al. 2005 and Umbgrove 1924

Sister taxon: Herpolitha weberi

Ecology: stationary epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (1 collection), Eritrea (1), Indonesia (1), Taiwan (1)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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