Acanthogyra aptiana Turnsek and Mihajlovic 1981 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Rhipidogyridae

Full reference: D. Turnsek and M. Mihajlovic. 1981. Lower Cretaceous cnidarians from eastern Serbia. Razprave, Slovenska Akademija Znanosti in Umetnosti, IV Razred za Prirodoslovne Vede 23(1):1-54

Belongs to Acanthogyra according to D. Turnsek and M. Mihajlovic 1981

Sister taxa: Acanthogyra columnaris, Acanthogyra micra, Acanthogyra multiformis, Acanthogyra paracolumnaris, Acanthogyra tosaensis, Columnogyra multiformis

Type specimen: Its type locality is Zljebine Creek near Donja Kamenica, which is in a Barremian/Aptian perireef or subreef limestone in Serbia and Montenegro

Ecology: stationary epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Zljebine Creek near Donja Kamenica

Show more details


Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.


Click image to enlarge. Click to access iDigBio record.