Retiophyllia eguchii Kanmera 1964 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Reimaniphylliidae

Alternative combination: Thecosmilia eguchii

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

Sister taxa: Retiophyllia aksuensis, Retiophyllia alfurica, Retiophyllia aranea, Retiophyllia caespitosa, Retiophyllia clathrata, Retiophyllia dawsoni, Retiophyllia defilippi, Retiophyllia delicata, Retiophyllia delicatula, Retiophyllia dendriformis, Retiophyllia dichotoma, Retiophyllia fenestrata, Retiophyllia frechi, Retiophyllia gephyrophora, Retiophyllia gosaviensis, Retiophyllia gracilis, Retiophyllia langobardica, Retiophyllia mailonggangensis, Retiophyllia multiramis, Retiophyllia nevadae, Retiophyllia norica, Retiophyllia obtusa, Retiophyllia oppeli, Retiophyllia parviseptum, Retiophyllia pascoensis, Retiophyllia robusta, Retiophyllia sellae, Retiophyllia tenuicosta, Retiophyllia tolminensis, Retiophyllia tosaensis, Retiophyllia vesicularis, Retiophyllia wasabidaniensis

Type specimen: Its type locality is Ko.278, Kuma River, which is in a Carnian reef, buildup or bioherm reef rocks in the Koguchi Formation of Japan

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Triassic of Japan (3 collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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