Echinopora lamellosa Esper 1795 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Merulinidae

Alternative combination: Madrepora lamellosa

Belongs to Echinopora according to Matthai 1914

Sister taxa: Echinopora crassatina, Echinopora forskaliana, Echinopora gemmacea, Echinopora hirsutissima, Echinopora mammiformis, Echinopora miocenica, Echinopora pacificus, Echinopora pelarangensis, Echinopora porosa

Type specimen: 1

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Djibouti (1 collection), Egypt (3), Indonesia (1), Japan (4), Jordan (1), New Caledonia (1), Saudi Arabia (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Indonesia (2)

• Pliocene of Indonesia (4)

• Miocene of Fiji (1)

Total: 19 collections each including a single occurrence

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