Kobyphyllia Baron-Szabo and Fernández-Mendiola 1997 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Faviidae

Full reference: R. C. Baron-Szabo and P. A. Fernández-Mendiola. 1997. Cretaceous scleractinian corals from the Albian of Cabo de Ajo (Cantabria Province, N-Spain). Paläontologische Zeitschrift 71(1/2):35-50

Parent taxon: Faviidae according to R. C. Baron-Szabo and P. A. Fernández-Mendiola 1997

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, Ksiazkiewiczia, Leptastrea, Liptodendron, Manicina, Montastreinae, Monticulastraea, Moseleya, Myriophyllia, Oulastrea, Parasimplastrea, Phacellocoenia, Plavecia, Plesiastrea, Pseudisastraea, Pseudomyriophyllia, Sakalavastraea, Solenastrea, Stephanaxocoenia, Tarbellastraea, Thysanus

Subtaxa: Kobyphyllia acrisionae Kobyphyllia recta Kobyphyllia straini

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Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-microcarnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Spain (2 collections), Tanzania (1), United States (1: New Mexico)

• Jurassic of Italy (1)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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