Dermosmilia trichotoma Eguchi 1951 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Dermosmiliidae

Full reference: M. Eguchi. 1951. Mesozoic hexacorals from Japan. The Science Reports of the Tohoku University, Geology 24:1-96

Belongs to Dermosmilia according to M. Eguchi 1951

Sister taxa: Dermosmilia bathonica, Dermosmilia capitata, Dermosmilia crassa, Dermosmilia cretacica, Dermosmilia divergens, Dermosmilia dobrogeana, Dermosmilia etalloni, Dermosmilia fiagdonensis, Dermosmilia glomerata, Dermosmilia jezoensis, Dermosmilia labeata, Dermosmilia laxata, Dermosmilia miyakoensis, Dermosmilia nagaoi, Dermosmilia nana, Dermosmilia neocomiensis, Dermosmilia pauciramosa, Dermosmilia rugosa, Dermosmilia rutogensis, Dermosmilia simplex

Type specimen: Its type locality is Koikorobe, Tanohata-mura, which is in an Aptian perireef or subreef sandstone in the Moshi Sandstone Formation of Japan

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal microcarnivore-photosymbiotic

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Japan (3 collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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