Platycoenia tarbellensis Chevalier 1961 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Astrocoeniidae

Full reference: J. P. Chevalier. 1961. Recherches sur les Madreporaires et les formations recifales Miocenes de la Mediterranee occidentale [Miocene corals and reefs from the western Mediterranean]. Memoires de la Societe geologique de France 93:1-562

Belongs to Platycoenia according to J. P. Chevalier 1961

Sister taxa: Platycoenia iranica, Platycoenia jacksonensis

Type specimen: Its type locality is Cabanes reef, Saint-Paul-les-Dax, Adour Valley, Landes, which is in a Burdigalian reef, buildup or bioherm limestone in France

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder


• Miocene of France (4 collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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