Brachyseris Alloiteau 1947 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Latomeandridae

Parent taxon: Latomeandriidae according to L. Beauvais 1986

See also Sepkoski 2002 and Wells 1956

Sister taxa: Aggomorphastraea, Astraeofungia, Collignonastraea, Comophyllia, Digitosmilia, Dimorphastrea, Ellipsocoenia, Fungiastraea, Latiastrea, Latomeandra, Loboseris, Microphyllia, Microphylliopsis, Mixastraea, Ovalastrea, Periseris, Thamnoseris, Trochoplegmopsis, Valliculastraea, Vallimeandra

Subtaxa: Brachyseris besairiei Brachyseris chellalensis Brachyseris curtata

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Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of France (1 collection), Germany (1), Spain (1)

• Jurassic of Ethiopia (2), France (4), India (1), Madagascar (1), Mexico (1), Morocco (1)

Total: 13 collections each including a single occurrence

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