Koilomorpha Alloiteau 1952 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Siderastreidae

Parent taxon: Siderastraeidae according to W. Kiessling 2014

See also Baron-Szabo 2002, Baron-Szabo 2008 and El-Asa'ad 1991

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

Subtaxa: Koilomorpha cyathosericites Koilomorpha hanifaensis Koilomorpha tenuisepta

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Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Bulgaria (2 collections), Spain (1)

• Jurassic of Saudi Arabia (1)

Total: 4 collections including 5 occurrences

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