Placosmilia fimbriata Michelin 1842 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae

Alternative combinations: Placosmiliopsis fimbriatus, Turbinolia fimbriata

Belongs to Placosmilia according to W. Kiessling 2014

See also Schuster 2002

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

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Abadeh, Leptoseris-Stylophora assemblage, Iran (Oligocene of Iran)

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