Dipsastraea amicorum Edwards and Haime 1850 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Merulinidae

Alternative combinations: Barabattoia amicorum, Favia amicorum

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

See also Veron 2000 and Veron et al. 1977

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

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Japan (1 collection)

• Miocene of Iran (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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