Periseris Ferry 1870 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Latomeandridae

Parent taxon: Latomeandridae according to E. Morycowa and M. Misik 2005

See also Sepkoski 2002 and Wells 1956

Sister taxa: Aggomorphastraea, Astraeofungia, Brachyseris, Collignonastraea, Comophyllia, Digitosmilia, Dimorphastrea, Ellipsocoenia, Fungiastraea, Latiastrea, Latomeandra, Loboseris, Microphyllia, Microphylliopsis, Mixastraea, Ovalastrea, Thamnoseris, Trochoplegmopsis, Valliculastraea, Vallimeandra

Subtaxa: Periseris elegantula Periseris frondescens Periseris renevieri

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Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Bulgaria (2 collections), Germany (1), Greece (1), Iran (1), Pakistan (2), Switzerland (2)

• Jurassic of France (47), India (2), Iran (4), Jordan (2), Luxembourg (1), Slovakia (1), Switzerland (1)

Total: 67 collections including 70 occurrences

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