Wadeopsammia Wells 1933 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Dendrophylliidae

Full reference: J. W. Wells. 1933. Corals of the Cretaceous of the Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plains and Western Interior of the United States. Bulletins of American Paleontology 18(67):85-288

Parent taxon: Dendrophylliidae according to J. W. Wells 1956

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Aplopsammia, Areopsammia, Astroides, Balanophyllia, Bathypsammia, Blastozopsammia, Cahuzacopsammia, Calostylopsis, Dendrophyllia, Dichopsammia, Duncanopsammia, Enallopsammia, Endopachys, Endopsammia, Heteropsammia, Lamellophyllia, Leptopsammia, Lobopsammia, Makridinophyllia, Notophyllia, Paleoastroides, Reussopsammia, Rhabdopsammia, Rhizopsammia, Stereopsammia, Stichopsammia, Thecopsammia, Tubastraea, Turbinaria

Subtaxa: Wadeopsammia nodosa

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Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal microcarnivore-photosymbiotic

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of United States (2: Tennessee, Texas collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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