Orbignygyra Alloiteau 1952 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Rhipidogyridae

Synonym: Diplothecophyllia Alloiteau 1952

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

See also Sepkoski 2002, Turnsek 1997 and Wells 1956

Sister taxa: Aplosmiliinae, Astreoidogyra, Barysmilia, Bodeurina, Cymosmilia, Paraacanthogyra, Phytogyra, Placohelia, Pruvostastraea, Psammogyra, Pseudoironella, Psilogyra, Rhipidogyrinae, Rhipidosmilia, Saltocyathus, Somalica, Starostinia, Tiaradendron

Subtaxa: Orbignygyra daedalea Orbignygyra incognita Orbignygyra latisinuata Orbignygyra salisburgensis Orbignygyra tenella

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Paleocene of Madagascar (1 collection)

• Cretaceous of Austria (1), Bulgaria (1), Georgia (1), Germany (1), Greece (1), Poland (1), Slovenia (1), Spain (3), Turkey (1), the United Arab Emirates (1)

Total: 13 collections each including a single occurrence

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