Ellipsocoenia d'Orbigny 1850 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Latomeandridae

Parent taxon: Latomeandriidae according to L. Beauvais 1972

See also Sepkoski 2002

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

Subtaxa: Ellipsocoenia carpathica Ellipsocoenia conferta Ellipsocoenia grandis Ellipsocoenia lobata Ellipsocoenia lorioli

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Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Oligocene of Spain (1 collection)

• Eocene of Indonesia (1), Spain (2)

• Cretaceous of Austria (1), Chile (1), Georgia (4), Greece (3), Poland (3), Romania (1), Switzerland (3), Turkmenistan (1), Ukraine (1)

• Jurassic of Greece (1)

Total: 23 collections including 27 occurrences

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