Parasmilia cyensis Jell et al. 2011 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Caryophylliidae

Full reference: J. S. Jell, A. G. Cook, and P. A. Jell. 2011. Australian Cretaceous Cnidaria and Porifera. Alcheringa 35(2):241-284

Belongs to Parasmilia according to J. S. Jell et al. 2011

Sister taxa: Parasmilia altavillensis, Parasmilia aptiensis, Parasmilia austinensis, Parasmilia bullardi, Parasmilia centralis, Parasmilia crassicostata, Parasmilia crnikalensis, Parasmilia cylindrica, Parasmilia elliptica, Parasmilia elongata, Parasmilia fittoni, Parasmilia flindersensis, Parasmilia graysonensis, Parasmilia hermani, Parasmilia jusani, Parasmilia leganyii, Parasmilia lindstroemi, Parasmilia lucens, Parasmilia ludoviciana, Parasmilia montaldoensis, Parasmilia taurinensis

Type specimen: Its type locality is Giralia Range, Miria Formation corals, which is in a Maastrichtian deep subtidal grainstone in the Miria Formation of Australia

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Giralia Range, Miria Formation corals

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