Omphalophyllia Laube 1865 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Conophyllidae

Full reference: G. C. Laube. 1865. Die Fauna der Schichten von St. Cassian: Ein Beitrag zur Paläontologie der Alpinen Trias. II. Abtheilung. Spongitarien, Corallen, Echiniden und Crinoiden 1-76

Parent taxon: Conophyllidae according to D. Turnsek 1997

See also Sepkoski 2002 and Wells 1956

Sister taxa: Craspedosmilia, Ellipsoidastraea, Isastrocoenia, Myriophyllum, Omphalophylliopsis, Rhopalodendron

Subtaxa: Omphalophyllia boletiformis Omphalophyllia cyclolitiformis Omphalophyllia deformis Omphalophyllia gracilis Omphalophyllia pygmaea

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Type: Montlivaltia gracilis

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal microcarnivore-photosymbiotic


• Triassic of Austria (2 collections), China (1), Germany (1), Italy (11), Slovenia (5)

Total: 20 collections including 38 occurrences

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