Dendraraea d'Orbigny 1849 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Microsolenidae

Alternative spelling: Dendrarea

Parent taxon: Microsolenidae according to D. K. Pandey and F. T. F├╝rsich 2003

See also Baron-Szabo 2002, Draganescu and Beauvais 1985, Fischer 1969, Kiessling 2008 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Araiophyllum, Chomatoseris, Comoseris, Dactylaraea, Dermoseris, Dimorpharaea, Disaraea, Eocomoseris, Genabacia, Hydnophoromeandraraea, Kobya, Litharaeopsis, Microsolena, Microsolenastraea, Mycetaraea, Polyphylloseris, Semeloseris, Tricycloseris, Trocharea, Trochoplegma

Subtaxa: Dendraraea anzoateguensis Dendraraea dendroidea Dendraraea excelsa Dendraraea mammelonata Dendraraea pauciradiata Dendraraea racemosa Dendrarea arborescens Dendrarea pulchella

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Type: Dendraraea racemosa

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of the Czech Republic (2 collections), Mexico (2), Serbia and Montenegro (1), Ukraine (1), Venezuela (1)

• Jurassic of Azerbaijan (1), the Czech Republic (2), France (32), Iran (1), Morocco (1), Romania (2), Slovakia (1), Switzerland (1), the United Kingdom (3)

Total: 51 collections including 53 occurrences

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