Thamnopora densa Wu 1975 (tabulate coral)

Anthozoa - Favositida - Pachyporidae

Full reference: W. S. Wu. 1975. The coral fossils of the Mount Qomolangma region. A Report of the Scientific Expedition in the Mount Jolmo Lungma Region (1966-1968) 1:83-128

Belongs to Thamnopora according to W. S. Wu 1975

Sister taxa: Thamnopora compacta, Thamnopora germanica, Thamnopora immensa, Thamnopora insculpta, Thamnopora magniventra, Thamnopora marmionensis, Thamnopora reticulata, Thamnopora yavorskyi

Type specimen: Its type locality is Selong Xishan JSQ8, Nyalam County, which is in a Changhsingian marine horizon in China

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder-photosymbiotic


• Permian of China (1 collection)

• Devonian of Vietnam (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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