Hydnophora infundibulum Azzaroli 1958 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Merulinidae

Full reference: A. Azzaroli. 1958. L'Oligocene e il Miocene della Somalia. Stratigrafia, Tettonica, Paleontologia (Macroforaminferi, Coralli, Molluschi). Palaeontolographia Italica 52:1-142

Belongs to Hydnophora according to A. Azzaroli 1958

Sister taxa: Hydnophora ackermanni, Hydnophora affinis, Hydnophora astraeoides, Hydnophora cristatoseriata, Hydnophora exesa, Hydnophora ferryi, Hydnophora grandis, Hydnophora microconos, Hydnophora oppenheimi, Hydnophora pilosa, Hydnophora provincialis, Hydnophora pulchra, Hydnophora rudis, Hydnophora solidior, Hydnophora styriaca, Hydnophora tenella, Hydnophora variabilis

Type specimen: Its type locality is Loc97 - Dubar Fm, which is in a Miocene shallow subtidal limestone in the Dubar Formation of Somalia.

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Loc. 97 - Dubar Fm

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