Goniopora globulosa Chevalier 1961 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Poritidae

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 Goniopora according to J. P. Chevalier 1961

Sister taxa: Goniopora affinis, Goniopora aldrichi, Goniopora ameliana, Goniopora astraeoides, Goniopora bieskidensis, Goniopora calhounensis, Goniopora christianiaensis, Goniopora ciliatus, Goniopora columna, Goniopora daxitertia, Goniopora decaturensis, Goniopora djiboutiensis, Goniopora elegans, Goniopora granosa, Goniopora hilli, Goniopora imperatoris, Goniopora katzeri, Goniopora laurina, Goniopora lobata, Goniopora lubinensis, Goniopora micrantha, Goniopora microscopica, Goniopora microsiderea, Goniopora minor, Goniopora nodulosa, Goniopora norfolkensis, Goniopora octopartita, Goniopora palmensis, Goniopora panamensis, Goniopora planulata, Goniopora polyformis, Goniopora retifera, Goniopora reussiana, Goniopora rudis, Goniopora savignyi, Goniopora somaliensis, Goniopora stokesi, Goniopora stutchburyi, Goniopora tenella, Goniopora tenuidens, Goniopora turonensis, Goniopora vaughani, Goniopora websteri

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

Distribution:

• Miocene of France (3 collections)

• Oligocene of France (1)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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