Comophyllia d'Orbigny 1849 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Latomeandridae

Parent taxon: Latomeandridae according to E. Roniewicz 1976

See also Sepkoski 2002

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

Subtaxa: Comophyllia corrugata Comophyllia dichotoma Comophyllia meandrinoides Comophyllia ostrosi Comophyllia polymorpha Comophyllia turbiformis Comophyllia variabilis

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Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Bulgaria (1 collection), Iran (1)

• Jurassic of Bulgaria (1), France (4), Georgia (1), Germany (3), Iran (4), Portugal (8), Romania (2), Serbia and Montenegro (1), Spain (2), Switzerland (2)

Total: 30 collections including 34 occurrences

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