Lophosmilia Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Caryophylliidae

Parent taxon: Caryophylliinae according to J. W. Wells 1956

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Caryophyllia, Leptocyathus, Stephanocyathus, Stephanosmilia, Stylocyathus

Subtaxa: Lophosmilia yabei

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Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal microcarnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Spain (1 collection)

• Eocene of Indonesia (1), Italy (1), Peru (1)

• Cretaceous of China (2)

• Jurassic of Tunisia (2)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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