Phacelophyllia Beauvais 1986 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Oppelismiliidae

Full reference: L. Beauvais. 1986. Monographie des Madreporaires du Jurassique Inferieur du Maroc (Monograph on Lower Jurassic Corals of Morocco). Palaeontographica Abteilung A 194(1-3):1-68

Parent taxon: Oppelismiliidae according to E. Roniewicz 2009

See also Beauvais 1986 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Haimeicyclus, Heterastraea, Oppelismilia, Thecactinastraea

Subtaxa: Phacelophyllia bacari Phacelophyllia fasciata Phacelophyllia moorei Phacelophyllia suttonensis Phacelophyllia termieri

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Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal microcarnivore-photosymbiotic


• Jurassic of France (2 collections), Morocco (1), Slovenia (1), the United Kingdom (1)

• Triassic of Canada (2: British Columbia), United States (2: Alaska, Idaho)

Total: 9 collections including 13 occurrences

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