Mesomorpha excavata d'Orbigny 1850 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Curtoseriidae

Alternative combinations: Ahrdorffia excavata, Centrastrea excavata

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

See also Morycowa 1964

Sister taxa: Mesomorpha andrusovi, Mesomorpha bussoni, Mesomorpha chaetetoides, Mesomorpha dubia, Mesomorpha duncani, Mesomorpha magna, Mesomorpha mammillata, Mesomorpha minima, Mesomorpha newpassensis, Mesomorpha ornata, Mesomorpha pesudomammosa, Mesomorpha pseudomammosa, Mesomorpha punctata, Mesomorpha pyanovskae, Mesomorpha simionescui, Mesomorpha vaughani

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal microcarnivore-photosymbiotic

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Germany (1 collection), Poland (1), Serbia and Montenegro (1), United States (1: Texas)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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