Gyrosmilia Milne-Edwards and Haime 1851 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Meandrinidae

Parent taxon: Meandrinidae according to J.E.N. Veron 2000

See also Wells 1956

Sister taxa: Ctenella, Dichocoeniinae, Euphylliinae, Eusmilia, Meandrininae, Montigyra, Progyrosmilia

Subtaxa: Gyrosmilia diadema Gyrosmilia interrupta Gyrosmilia varettiensis

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Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Egypt (4 collections), Indonesia (1), Israel (1), Kenya (1)

• Miocene of Italy (1)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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