Axosmilia hayasakai Eguchi 1951 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Axosmiliidae

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

Belongs to Axosmilia according to M. Eguchi 1951

Sister taxa: Axosmilia bangoinensis, Axosmilia benoisti, Axosmilia carrapateirensis, Axosmilia caudata, Axosmilia corallina, Axosmilia craginiana, Axosmilia crassa, Axosmilia cylindrica, Axosmilia excavata, Axosmilia extinctorium, Axosmilia famosa, Axosmilia graciosa, Axosmilia hemisphaerica, Axosmilia hideshimaensis, Axosmilia infundibuliformis, Axosmilia irradians, Axosmilia kachensis, Axosmilia kobyi, Axosmilia marcou, Axosmilia ngariensis, Axosmilia pumila, Axosmilia renevieri, Axosmilia sessilis, Axosmilia sinensis, Axosmilia styphelos, Axosmilia turbinata, Axosmilia villersensis, Axosmilia wrighti

Type specimen: Its type locality is Mitoda, Sakawa area, which is in a Tithonian/Berriasian reef, buildup or bioherm limestone in Japan

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal microcarnivore

Distribution: found only at Mitoda, Sakawa area

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