Placophora accordensis Jell et al. 2011 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Agatheliidae

Alternative combination: Mckenziephyllia accordensis

Full reference: J. S. Jell, A. G. Cook, and P. A. Jell. 2011. Australian Cretaceous Cnidaria and Porifera. Alcheringa 35(2):241-284

Belongs to Placophora according to Löser 2017

See also Jell et al. 2011

Sister taxon: Placophora basseae

Type specimen: Its type locality is Accord, which is in an Albian shallow subtidal siltstone/limestone in the Allaru Formation of Australia

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal microcarnivore-photosymbiotic

Distribution: found only at Accord

Show more details


Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.


Click image to enlarge. Click to access iDigBio record.