Margarosmilia mizukamia Stanley and Onoue 2015 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Margarophylliidae

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 Margarosmilia according to G. D. Stanley and T. Onoue 2015

Sister taxa: Margarosmilia adhios, Margarosmilia charlyana, Margarosmilia confluens, Margarosmilia granulata, Margarosmilia nova, Margarosmilia richthofeni, Margarosmilia septanectens, Margarosmilia zieteni

Type specimen: UMIP 14400. Its type locality is M-14, Mizukamigoe, which is in a Lacian perireef or subreef limestone in Japan.

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at M-14, Mizukamigoe

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