Microphyllia gemina Eliasova 2004 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Latomeandridae

Full reference: H. Eliasova. 2004. Coraux solitaires (Zoantharia, Microsolenina) du Crétacé de Bohême (Cénomanien supérieur, République tchèque) [Cretaceous solitary corals (Zoantharia, Microsolenina) from Bohemia (Late Cenomanian, Czech Republic)]. Bulletin of Geosciences 79(3):157-166

Belongs to Microphyllia according to H. Eliasova 2004

Sister taxa: Microphyllia acuta, Microphyllia astroides, Microphyllia bachmayeri, Microphyllia brevivallis, Microphyllia contorta, Microphyllia convergens, Microphyllia curtata, Microphyllia cylindrica, Microphyllia davidsoni, Microphyllia densecostata, Microphyllia elevata, Microphyllia gagnebini, Microphyllia gracilis, Microphyllia jaspensis, Microphyllia kenyensis, Microphyllia labyrinthiformis, Microphyllia lineata, Microphyllia macropora, Microphyllia madagascariensis, Microphyllia maeandrinoides, Microphyllia mvitensis, Microphyllia pulchella, Microphyllia punctata, Microphyllia resanica, Microphyllia seriata, Microphyllia soemmeringii, Microphyllia sulcata, Microphyllia thurmanni, Microphyllia undans

Type specimen: Its type locality is Netreba, Czechia, which is in a Cenomanian carbonate limestone in the Korycany Formation of the Czech Republic

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of the Czech Republic (1 collection), France (1), Germany (1)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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