Oulophyllia crispa Lamarck 1816 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Merulinidae

Alternative combination: Meandrina crispa

Synonym: Oulophyllia aspera Quelch 1886

Belongs to Oulophyllia according to Matthai 1928

See also Kiessling et al. 2011

Sister taxa: Oulophyllia angustivallis, Oulophyllia bennettae

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (1 collection), Japan (3), New Caledonia (1)

• Pliocene of Japan (1)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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