Cladocora caespitosa Linne 1767 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Faviidae

Alternative combination: Madrepora caespitosa

Belongs to Cladocora according to T. Inskipp et al. 2005

Sister taxa: Cladocora arbuscula, Cladocora barkii, Cladocora bosquensis, Cladocora brevis, Cladocora gaasensis, Cladocora gamachotensis, Cladocora gracilis, Cladocora haimei, Cladocora jamaicaensis, Cladocora johnsoni, Cladocora liburnensis, Cladocora michelottii, Cladocora multicaulis, Cladocora prevostiana, Cladocora prolifera, Cladocora reussi, Cladocora rosicensis, Cladocora tenuis

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-microcarnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of France (2 collections), Greece (3), Italy (8), Pakistan (1), Spain (1)

• Pliocene of Italy (1), Spain (3)

Total: 19 collections each including a single occurrence

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