Colpophyllia multisepta Chevalier 1961 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Faviidae

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 Colpophyllia according to J. P. Chevalier 1961

Sister taxa: Colpophyllia amaranthus, Colpophyllia applanata, Colpophyllia breviserialis, Colpophyllia duncani, Colpophyllia elegans, Colpophyllia inaequalis, Colpophyllia iranica, Colpophyllia malayica, Colpophyllia meandrinoides, Colpophyllia mexicanum, Colpophyllia natans, Colpophyllia reagani, Colpophyllia slavutytschensis, Colpophyllia willoughbiensis

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-microcarnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of France (1 collection)

• Oligocene of France (2)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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