Dimorpharaea de Fromentel 1861 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Microsolenidae

Parent taxon: Microsolenidae according to E. Morycowa and D. Decrouez 2006

See also Sepkoski 2002

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

Subtaxa: Dimorpharaea aequiseptalis Dimorpharaea burulchiensis Dimorpharaea catalaunica Dimorpharaea deickei Dimorpharaea desori Dimorpharaea expansa Dimorpharaea globularis Dimorpharaea japonica Dimorpharaea koechlini Dimorpharaea lehmani Dimorpharaea lentiformis Dimorpharaea lineata Dimorpharaea manchacaensis Dimorpharaea stellans Dimorpharaea tosaensis

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Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of France (2 collections), Georgia (1), Germany (3), Greece (3), Jamaica (1), Japan (1), Mexico (1), Spain (5), Switzerland (1), Ukraine (2), United States (4: New Mexico, Texas)

• Jurassic to Cretaceous of Japan (4)

• Jurassic of Azerbaijan (1), the Czech Republic (1), France (27), Georgia (3), Germany (4), Greece (1), India (2), Indonesia (1), Iran (5), Italy (2), Jordan (1), Morocco (6), Poland (2), the Russian Federation (2), Switzerland (5), Ukraine (2), the United Kingdom (2), Uzbekistan (1)

Total: 96 collections including 129 occurrences

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