Liptodendron Eliasova 1991 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Faviidae

Full reference: H. Eliasova. 1991. Quelques Scleractiniaires nouveaux de la Slovaquie (Cretace et Paleogene, Tchecoslovaquie) [Some new Scleractinia from Slovakia (Cretaceous and Paleogene)]. Zapadne Karpaty, Seria Paleontologia 15:49-55

Parent taxon: Faviidae according to R. Baron-Szabo 2006

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Agathiphylliinae, Amphimeandra, Anisocoenia, Antiguastrea, Antillophyllia, Aquitanastraea, Barabattoia, Cladocora, Colpophyllia, Columellogyra, Dactylosmilia, Defrancia, Dictuophyllia, Dictyoastraea, Diploria, Edwardsastraea, Eohydnophora, Eugyra, Favia, Faviinae, Felixigyra, Grandifavia, Hadrophyllia, Haldonia, Kobyphyllia, Ksiazkiewiczia, Leptastrea, Manicina, Montastreinae, Monticulastraea, Moseleya, Myriophyllia, Oulastrea, Parasimplastrea, Phacellocoenia, Plavecia, Plesiastrea, Pseudisastraea, Pseudomyriophyllia, Sakalavastraea, Solenastrea, Stephanaxocoenia, Tarbellastraea, Thysanus

Subtaxa: Liptodendron grossi Liptodendron nefiana

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Type: Liptodendron grossi

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-microcarnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Slovakia (1 collection)

• Cretaceous of Jamaica (3)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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