Cycloseris distorta Michelin 1842 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Fungiidae

Alternative combinations: Diaseris distorta, Fungia distorta

Belongs to Cycloseris according to W. Kiessling 2008

See also Wells 1984

Sister taxa: Cycloseris brazzanensis, Cycloseris costulata, Cycloseris cyclolites, Cycloseris erosa, Cycloseris escosurae, Cycloseris fragilis, Cycloseris hungaricus, Cycloseris lamellata, Cycloseris marginata, Cycloseris minuta, Cycloseris patelliformis, Cycloseris perezi, Cycloseris sinensis, Cycloseris somervillei, Cycloseris striata, Cycloseris vaughani, Cyclastraea meltensis

Ecology: facultatively mobile low-level epifaunal microcarnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Japan (1 collection), Vanuatu (1)

• Pliocene of Indonesia (1)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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