Mitrodendron biennensis Beauvais and Bernier 1981 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Amphiastreidae

Full reference: L. Beauvais and P. Bernier. 1981. Nouvelles especes de madreporaires dans le Kimmeridgien Superieur du Jura (France) [New Upper Kimmeridgian scleractinian corals from the French Jura]. Geobios 14(2):173-189

Belongs to Mitrodendron according to L. Beauvais and P. Bernier 1981

Sister taxa: Mitrodendron major, Mitrodendron mitratum, Mitrodendron modicum, Mitrodendron ogilviae, Mitrodendron parnassus, Mitrodendron tenuiseptum

Type specimen: Its type locality is Molinges, Jura, Franche-Compte, which is in a Kimmeridgian reef, buildup or bioherm limestone in the Calcaires construits de Molinges Formation of France

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal microcarnivore-photosymbiotic

Distribution: found only at Molinges, Jura, Franche-Compte

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