Siderosmilia Beauvais 1986 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Siderastreidae

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: Siderastraeidae according to L. Beauvais 1986

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Anomastraea, Coscinaraea, Eosiderastrea, Hindeastraea, Horastrea, Koilomorpha, Maeandroseris, Palaeosiderofungia, Pironastrea, Psammocora, Pseudosiderastrea, Siderastrea, Siderastreites, Siderofungia, Sideroseris, Stephanomorpha, Synhelia

Subtaxa: Siderosmilia perithecata

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Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Jurassic of Morocco (2 collections), Slovenia (1)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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