Stylophora tenuissima Gerth 1923 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Pocilloporidae

Full reference: H. Gerth. 1923. Die Anthozoenfauna des JungtertiÃĪrs von Borneo [Anthozoa from the Upper Tertiary of Borneo]. Sammlungen des Geologischen Reichsmuseums in Leiden, serie 1 10:37-136

Belongs to Stylophora according to H. Gerth 1923

Sister taxa: Stylophora affinis, Stylophora africana, Stylophora annulata, Stylophora binacuaensis, Stylophora cambridgensis, Stylophora canalis, Stylophora chiraensis, Stylophora coalescens, Stylophora compressa, Stylophora conferta, Stylophora cyclopleura, Stylophora damesi, Stylophora densata, Stylophora distans, Stylophora elongata, Stylophora eocaenica, Stylophora gaasensis, Stylophora garumnica, Stylophora gemmans, Stylophora granulata, Stylophora granulata, Stylophora granulate, Stylophora hercegowinensis, Stylophora imperatoris, Stylophora kuehlmanni, Stylophora lindavistae, Stylophora macdonaldi, Stylophora minor, Stylophora monticulosa, Stylophora mordax, Stylophora octophylla, Stylophora parvistella, Stylophora paumotensis, Stylophora pistillata, Stylophora pocilloporoides, Stylophora ponderosa, Stylophora portbellensis, Stylophora pulcherrima, Stylophora ramulosa, Stylophora raristella, Stylophora reussiana, Stylophora rugosa, Stylophora silicensis, Stylophora sokkohensis, Stylophora subreticulata, Stylophora thirsiformis, Stylophora undata, Stylophora verrucosa, Stylophora willoughbyi

Type specimen: Its type locality is Sembulu, Borneo, which is in a Miocene marine horizon in Indonesia

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal microcarnivore-photosymbiotic

Distribution:

• Miocene to Pliocene of Malaysia (1 collection)

• Miocene of Indonesia (1)

• Oligocene of France (1)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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