Placosmilia limburgica De Gruyter 1944 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae

Full reference: J. G. De Gruyter. 1944. Koralen van het Nederlandsche Tertiair [Corals from the Tertiary of the Netherlands]. Leidsche Geologische Mededeelingen 14(1):10-39

Belongs to Placosmilia according to J. G. De Gruyter 1944

Sister taxa: Placosmilia bilobata, Placosmilia bofilli, Placosmilia bojnicensis, Placosmilia copoyensis, Placosmilia cornu, Placosmilia elliptica, Placosmilia fenestrata, Placosmilia fimbriata, Placosmilia gracilis, Placosmilia martini, Placosmilia pethoi, Placosmilia polygonata, Placosmilia sinuosa, Placosmilia urgoniensis, Placosmiliopsis bilobatus

Type specimen: Its type locality is Staatsmijn Maurits, Sch. II, 159.10-160.70 m, which is in a Danian coastal claystone in the Netherlands.

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder


• Oligocene of the Netherlands (1 collection)

• Paleocene of the Netherlands (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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