Stylosmilia fascicularis Eguchi 1951 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Stylinidae

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

Belongs to Stylosmilia according to M. Eguchi 1951

Sister taxa: Stylosmilia alpina, Stylosmilia catenula, Stylosmilia corallina, Stylosmilia crassitheca, Stylosmilia flexuosa, Stylosmilia gregorii, Stylosmilia kangpaensis, Stylosmilia michelini, Stylosmilia naumanni, Stylosmilia octonaria, Stylosmilia shirakurai, Stylosmilia solidecolumella, Stylosmilia subgracilis, Stylosmilia suevica, Stylosmilia tanggulaensis, Stylosmilia tenuis, Stylosmilia tingriensis, Stylosmilia yabei

Type specimen: Its type locality is Sakamoto, which is in a Tithonian/Berriasian perireef or subreef limestone in Japan

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Sakamoto

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