Thamnasteriamorpha okudai Stanley and Onoue 2015 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Tropiastraeidae

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

Sister taxa: Thamnasteriamorpha frechi, Thamnasteriamorpha loretzi, Thamnasteriamorpha megaxis, Thamnasteriamorpha rakoveci, Thamnasteriamorpha rara, Thamnasteriamorpha settsassi

Type specimen: OMNH M347. Its type locality is Wasabi Valley, Locality 1, which is in a Carnian reef, buildup or bioherm reef rocks in Japan.

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal microcarnivore-photosymbiotic


• Triassic of Japan (3 collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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