Platygyra contorta Veron 1990 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Merulinidae

Belongs to Platygyra according to Veron 1990

Sister taxa: Platygyra acuta, Platygyra colombiana, Platygyra crosslandi, Platygyra daedalea, Platygyra euaensis, Platygyra lamellina, Platygyra mareensis, Platygyra naroetensis, Platygyra pini, Platygyra renemai, Platygyra ryukyuensis, Platygyra sinensis, Platygyra singularis, Platygyra stricta

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Japan (7 collections)

• Miocene of Papua New Guinea (1)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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