Howthia suttonensis Somerville and Rodriguez 2010 (horn coral)

Anthozoa - Stauriida - Axophyllidae

Full reference: I. D. Somerville and S. Rodriguez. 2010. A new genus and species of colonial rugose coral from the Late Tournaisian (Waulsortian) mud-mounds in Ireland: its ecological associations and depositional setting. Palaeoworld 19:414-425

Belongs to Howthia according to I. D. Somerville and S. Rodriguez 2010

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: Its type locality is Sutton, Howth Peninsula, which is in a Tournaisian reef, buildup or bioherm lime mudstone/wackestone in the Feltrim Formation of Ireland

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Sutton, Howth Peninsula

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