Microsolena parva Morycowa and Masse 2009 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Microsolenidae

Alternative combination: Dimorpharaea parva

Full reference: E. Morycowa and J. P. Masse. 2009. Lower Cretaceous Microsolenina (Scleractinia) from Provence (southern France). Annales Societatis Geologorum Poloniae 79:97-140

Belongs to Microsolena according to E. Morycowa and J. P. Masse 2009

See also Löser and Bilotte 2017

Sister taxa: Microsolena agariciformis, Microsolena amorpha, Microsolena arishensis, Microsolena besairiei, Microsolena caesaris, Microsolena cavernosa, Microsolena corticata, Microsolena crassisepta, Microsolena delicatula, Microsolena exigua, Microsolena fascicularis, Microsolena foliosa, Microsolena formosa, Microsolena fromenteli, Microsolena guttata, Microsolena hassimguitaensis, Microsolena hemispherica, Microsolena interjecta, Microsolena japonica, Microsolena julii, Microsolena kobyi, Microsolena kugleri, Microsolena loginovae, Microsolena major, Microsolena mosensis, Microsolena multisepta, Microsolena ornata, Microsolena piriformis, Microsolena plana, Microsolena porosa, Microsolena ramosa, Microsolena regularis, Microsolena sadeki, Microsolena sinuata, Microsolena stellata, Microsolena subexcavata, Microsolena subturbinata, Microsolena texana, Microsolena thurmanni, Microsolena tuberosa, Microsolena verdati, Microsolena yabei, Microsolena zangbeiensis

Type specimen: Its type locality is Moulin d'Aumage, which is in an Aptian perireef or subreef limestone in France

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of France (5 collections)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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