Microphyllia gracilis Errenst 1991 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Latomeandridae

Full reference: C. Errenst. 1991. Das korallenführende Kimmeridgium der nordwestliche Iberischen Ketten und angrenzender Gebiete (Fazies, Paläogeographie und Beschreibung der Korallenfauna), Teil 2. Palaeontographica Abteilung A 215:1-42

Belongs to Microphyllia according to C. Errenst 1991

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 gemina, 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 Terriente, Spain, which is in a Kimmeridgian reef, buildup or bioherm marl/reef rocks in Spain

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Terriente, Spain

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