Phyllangia thilensis Chevalier 1961 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Rhizangiidae

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 Phyllangia according to J. P. Chevalier 1961

Sister taxa: Phyllangia americana, Phyllangia blakei, Phyllangia divaricata, Phyllangia epithecalis, Phyllangia imbricata

Type specimen: Its type locality is Thil, L'Eau Blanche Valley, Gironde, which is in an Aquitanian reef, buildup or bioherm limestone in France

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal suspension feeder


• Miocene of France (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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