Cyclomussa Wells 1941 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Mussidae

Full reference: J. W. Wells. 1941. Cretaceous and Eocene corals from northwestern Peru. Bulletins of American Paleontology 98(26):1-26

Parent taxon: Mussidae according to J. W. Wells 1956

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Acanthastrea, Antilla, Aquitanophyllia, Australomussa, Blastomussa, Circophyllia, Cycloria, Cynarina, Homophyllia, Indomussa, Indophyllia, Isophyllia, Leptomussa, Lithodendrum, Lithophyllia, Lobophyllia, Matejkia, Micromussa, Mussa, Mussinae, Mussismilia, Mycetophyllia, Palaeomussa, Scolymia, Symphyllia, Syzygophyllia

Subtaxa: Cyclomussa carryensis Cyclomussa concinna

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Type: Cyclomussa concinna

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Miocene of France (1 collection)

• Oligocene of Peru (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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