Stephanophyllia implexa Dennant 1899 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Micrabaciidae

Full reference: J. Dennant. 1899. Descriptions of new species of corals from the Australian Tertiaries, Part 2. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia 23:281-287

Belongs to Stephanophyllia according to J. Dennant 1899

Sister taxa: Stephanophyllia californica, Stephanophyllia cribraria, Stephanophyllia elegans, Stephanophyllia fungulus, Stephanophyllia hexaflora, Stephanophyllia imperialis, Stephanophyllia indica, Stephanophyllia japonica, Stephanophyllia lanquinei, Stephanophyllia michelini, Stephanophyllia nysti, Stephanophyllia plattenwaldensis, Stephanophyllia vacavillensis

Type specimen: Its type locality is Spring Creek, which is in an Oligocene marine horizon in Australia

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Spring Creek

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