Craspedophyllia japonica Stanley and Onoue 2015 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Reimaniphylliidae

Full reference: G. D. Stanley and T. Onoue. 2015. Upper Triassic reef corals from the Sambosan Accretionary Complex, Kyushu, Japan. Facies 61(1):1-27

Belongs to Craspedophyllia according to G. D. Stanley and T. Onoue 2015

Sister taxa: Craspedophyllia alpina, Craspedophyllia cristata, Craspedophyllia ramosa, Craspedophyllia spinifera

Type specimen: OMNH M348. Its type locality is Wasabi Valley, Locality 2, which is in a Carnian reef, buildup or bioherm reef rocks in Japan.

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder


• Triassic of Japan (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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