Lamellophyllia Chevalier 1961 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Dendrophylliidae

Full reference: J. P. Chevalier. 1961. Recherches sur les Madreporaires et les formations recifales Miocenes de la Mediterranee occidentale [Miocene corals and reefs from the western Mediterranean]. Memoires de la Societe geologique de France 93:1-562

Parent taxon: Dendrophylliidae according to J. P. Chevalier 1961

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Aplopsammia, Areopsammia, Astroides, Balanophyllia, Bathypsammia, Blastozopsammia, Cahuzacopsammia, Calostylopsis, Dendrophyllia, Dichopsammia, Duncanopsammia, Enallopsammia, Endopachys, Endopsammia, Heteropsammia, Leptopsammia, Lobopsammia, Makridinophyllia, Notophyllia, Paleoastroides, Reussopsammia, Rhabdopsammia, Rhizopsammia, Stereopsammia, Stichopsammia, Thecopsammia, Tubastraea, Turbinaria, Wadeopsammia

Subtaxa: Lamellophyllia alloiteaui

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Type: Lamellophyllia alloiteaui

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal microcarnivore-photosymbiotic

Distribution: found only at Torino Hill, Piedmont (Miocene of Italy)

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