Negoporites spissus Pocta 1887 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Negoporitidae

Alternative combinations: Actinacis spissa, Porites spissus

Synonyms: Actinacis michelini Reuss 1846, Goniopora michelini Reuss 1846, Negoporites michelini Reuss 1846, Porites michelini Reuss 1846

Belongs to Negoporites according to H. Loeser et al. 2018

See also Eliasova 1989 and Löser 1994

Sister taxa: Negoporites quartus, Negoporites textilis

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal microcarnivore-photosymbiotic

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of the Czech Republic (4 collections), Greece (1)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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