Pseudomyriophyllia Morycowa 1971 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Faviidae

Full reference: E. Morycowa. 1971. Hexacorallia et Octocorallia du Cretace Inferieur de Rarau (Carpathes Orientales Roumaines) [Early Cretaceous hexacorals and octocorals from Rarau (Eastern Carpathians, Romania)]. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 16(1-2):3-149

Parent taxon: Faviidae according to R. C. Baron-Szabo 1997

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Agathiphylliinae, Amphimeandra, Anisocoenia, Antiguastrea, Antillophyllia, Aquitanastraea, Barabattoia, Cladocora, Colpophyllia, Columellogyra, Dactylosmilia, Defrancia, Dictuophyllia, Dictyoastraea, Diploria, Edwardsastraea, Eohydnophora, Eugyra, Favia, Faviinae, Felixigyra, Grandifavia, Hadrophyllia, Haldonia, Kobyphyllia, Ksiazkiewiczia, Leptastrea, Liptodendron, Manicina, Montastreinae, Monticulastraea, Moseleya, Myriophyllia, Oulastrea, Parasimplastrea, Phacellocoenia, Plavecia, Plesiastrea, Pseudisastraea, Sakalavastraea, Solenastrea, Stephanaxocoenia, Tarbellastraea, Thysanus

Subtaxa: Pseudomyriophyllia carpathica Pseudomyriophyllia oshimaensis Pseudomyriophyllia turnsekae

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Type: Pseudomyriophyllia carpathica

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-microcarnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of France (1 collection), Georgia (2), Germany (1), Greece (1), Iran (1), Jamaica (1), Japan (1), Kenya (1), Mexico (4), Romania (1), Spain (1), Tanzania (4)

Total: 19 collections including 24 occurrences

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