Meandraraea somaensis Eguchi 1951 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Haplaraeidae

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

Belongs to Meandraraea according to M. Eguchi 1951

Sister taxa: Meandraraea duboisi, Meandraraea gazaensis, Meandraraea granulata, Meandraraea gresslyi, Meandraraea hiraigaensis, Meandraraea laminata, Meandraraea lorioli, Meandraraea media, Meandraraea mitodaensis, Meandraraea miyakoensis, Meandraraea nipponica, Meandraraea pelissieri, Meandraraea plummeri, Meandraraea robusta, Meandraraea slatteri, Meandraraea somalica, Meandraraea subataciana, Meandraraea tulae

Type specimen: Its type locality is Koyamada, Soma area, which is in an Oxfordian/Kimmeridgian shallow subtidal grainstone/lime mudstone in the Nakanosawa Formation of Japan

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Koyamada, Soma area

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