Complexastraeopsis Morycowa 1974 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae

Full reference: E. Morycowa. 1974. Hexacorallia d'un bloc exotique de calcaire tithonique a Wozniki pres de Wadowice (Carpathes Polonaises Occidentales) [Hexacorals from the Tithonian exotic limestone block of Wozniki near Wadowice (western Polish Carpathians)]. Acta Geologica Polonica 24(3):457-484

Parent taxon: Montlivaltiidae according to E. Morycowa and M. Misik 2005

See also Baron-Szabo 2002 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Brevimaeandra, Ceratothecia, Clausastrea, Coenotheca, Complexastrea, Confusastrea, Cyathophyllia, Cyathophylliopsis, Dimorphocoenia, Elasmophyllia, Ellipsosmilia, Goldfussastraea, Goldfussastrea, Isastrea, Mapucheastrea, Margarastreopsis, Montlivaltiinae, Nerthastraea, Neuquinosmilia, Paraclausastraea, Paraphyllogyra, Peplosmilia, Placosmilia, Placosmiliinae, Puschastraea, Rhabdophyllia, Thecomeandra, Thecosmilia, Trochophyllia, Trochosmilia

Subtaxa: Complexastraeopsis kouteki

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Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Jurassic of Argentina (2 collections), the Czech Republic (1), Slovakia (1)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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