Diplocoenia hayasakai Eguchi 1951 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Acroporidae

Full reference: M. Eguchi. 1951. Mesozoic hexacorals from Japan. The Science Reports of the Tohoku University, Geology 24:1-96

Belongs to Diplocoenia according to Eguchi 1951

Sister taxa: Diplocoenia ambigua, Diplocoenia clathrata, Diplocoenia coespitosa, Diplocoenia etalloni, Diplocoenia gagarini, Diplocoenia lobata, Diplocoenia mathayi, Diplocoenia multisepta, Diplocoenia parvistella, Diplocoenia picteti, Diplocoenia profunda, Diplocoenia rotularis, Diplocoenia saltensis, Diplocoenia sanctimihieli, Diplocoenia stellata, Diplocoenia tazerdunetensis, Diplocoenia vongohensis

Type specimen: Its type locality is Togano-mura, which is in a Tithonian/Berriasian reef, buildup or bioherm limestone in Japan

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of China (1 collection)

• Jurassic to Cretaceous of Japan (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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