Heliocoenia strambergensis Geyer 1955 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Stylinidae

Alternative combination: Stylina strambergensis

Full reference: O. F. Geyer. 1955. Beiträge zur Korallenfauna des Stramberger Tithon. Paläontologische Zeitschrift 29(3-4):177-216

Belongs to Heliocoenia according to H. Eliasova 1981

See also Geyer 1955

Sister taxa: Heliocoenia (Hexaheliocoenia), Heliocoenia (Octoheliocoenia), Heliocoenia bendukidzeae, Heliocoenia carpathica, Heliocoenia catenula, Heliocoenia claudiopolisensis, Heliocoenia corallina, Heliocoenia costulata, Heliocoenia decora, Heliocoenia etalloni, Heliocoenia gracilis, Heliocoenia humberti, Heliocoenia kabakovitschae, Heliocoenia kakhadzei, Heliocoenia lamellosa, Heliocoenia minima, Heliocoenia orbignyi, Heliocoenia pakongensis, Heliocoenia picteti, Heliocoenia pseudocorallina, Heliocoenia rarauensis, Heliocoenia rozkowskae, Heliocoenia sparsa, Heliocoenia stellata, Heliocoenia triradiata, Heliocoenia vadosa, Heliocoenia variabilis, Heliocoenia vesicularia, Heliocoenia vigintiseptata, Heliocoenia zaglica, Alloiteaucoenia (Kobycoenia)

Type specimen: Its type locality is Stramberk reef, Czechia, which is in a Tithonian reef, buildup or bioherm reef rocks in the Stramberk Limestone Formation of the Czech Republic

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Spain (1 collection)

• Jurassic of the Czech Republic (4)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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