Microphyllia punctata Beauvais and Negus 1975 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Latomeandridae

Full reference: L. Beauvais and P. Negus. 1975. The Fairford coral beds. Proceedings of the Geologists' Association 86:183-204

Belongs to Microphyllia according to L. Beauvais and P. Negus 1975

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 gracilis, Microphyllia jaspensis, Microphyllia kenyensis, Microphyllia labyrinthiformis, Microphyllia lineata, Microphyllia macropora, Microphyllia madagascariensis, Microphyllia maeandrinoides, Microphyllia mvitensis, Microphyllia pulchella, Microphyllia resanica, Microphyllia seriata, Microphyllia soemmeringii, Microphyllia sulcata, Microphyllia thurmanni, Microphyllia undans

Type specimen: Its type locality is Fairford Coral Bed, Gloucestershire, UK, which is in a Bathonian reef, buildup or bioherm limestone in the White Limestone Formation of the United Kingdom

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Fairford Coral Bed, Gloucestershire, UK

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