Dipsastraea lizardensis Veron and Pichon 1977 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Merulinidae

Alternative combination: Favia lizardensis

Belongs to Dipsastraea according to D. Huang et al. 2014

See also Inskipp et al. 2005

Sister taxa: Dipsastraea amicorum, Dipsastraea favus, Dipsastraea helianthoides, Dipsastraea lacuna, Dipsastraea laxa, Dipsastraea matthaii, Dipsastraea maxima, Dipsastraea pallida, Dipsastraea rotumana, Dipsastraea speciosa, Dipsastraea veroni

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Egypt (1 collection), Japan (1), Pakistan (1)

• Pliocene of Papua New Guinea (1)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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