Microsolena yabei Eguchi 1951 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Microsolenidae

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

Belongs to Microsolena according to M. Eguchi 1951

Sister taxa: Microsolena agariciformis, Microsolena amorpha, Microsolena arishensis, Microsolena besairiei, Microsolena caesaris, Microsolena cavernosa, Microsolena corticata, Microsolena crassisepta, Microsolena delicatula, Microsolena exigua, Microsolena fascicularis, Microsolena foliosa, Microsolena formosa, Microsolena fromenteli, Microsolena guttata, Microsolena hassimguitaensis, Microsolena hemispherica, Microsolena interjecta, Microsolena japonica, Microsolena julii, Microsolena kobyi, Microsolena kugleri, Microsolena loginovae, Microsolena major, Microsolena mosensis, Microsolena multisepta, Microsolena ornata, Microsolena parva, Microsolena piriformis, Microsolena plana, Microsolena porosa, Microsolena ramosa, Microsolena regularis, Microsolena sadeki, Microsolena sinuata, Microsolena stellata, Microsolena subexcavata, Microsolena subturbinata, Microsolena texana, Microsolena thurmanni, Microsolena tuberosa, Microsolena verdati, Microsolena zangbeiensis

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

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Greece (1 collection), Japan (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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