Stephanophyllia plattenwaldensis Baron-Szabo 2017 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Micrabaciidae

Full reference: R. C. Baron-Szabo. 2017. Scleractinian corals from the upper Aptian–Albian of the Garschella Formation of central Europe (western Austria; eastern Switzerland): The Albian. Jahrbuch der Geologischen Bundesanstalt 157(1-4):241-260

Belongs to Stephanophyllia according to R. C. Baron-Szabo 2017

Sister taxa: Stephanophyllia californica, Stephanophyllia cribraria, Stephanophyllia elegans, Stephanophyllia fungulus, Stephanophyllia hexaflora, Stephanophyllia imperialis, Stephanophyllia implexa, Stephanophyllia indica, Stephanophyllia japonica, Stephanophyllia lanquinei, Stephanophyllia michelini, Stephanophyllia nysti, Stephanophyllia vacavillensis

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Garschella Fm - Klaus-Plattenwald, Vorarlberg (Cretaceous of Austria)

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