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Mesomorpha pesudomammosa Beauvais 1972 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Curtoseriidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 140329

Full reference: L. Beauvais. 1972. Contribution a l'etude de la faune bathonienne dans la vallee de la Creuse (Indre): madreporaires [The Bathonian fauna in the Creuse Valley (Indre): corals]. Annales de Paleontologie, Invertebres 58(1):33-97

Belongs to Mesomorpha according to L. Beauvais 1972

Sister taxa: Mesomorpha andrusovi, Mesomorpha bussoni, Mesomorpha chaetetoides, Mesomorpha dubia, Mesomorpha duncani, Mesomorpha excavata, Mesomorpha magna, Mesomorpha mammillata, Mesomorpha minima, Mesomorpha newpassensis, Mesomorpha ornata, Mesomorpha pseudomammosa, Mesomorpha punctata, Mesomorpha pyanovskae, Mesomorpha simionescui, Mesomorpha vaughani

Type specimen: Its type locality is Saint-Gaultier, Creuse Valley, which is in a Bathonian perireef or subreef limestone in France

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal microcarnivore-photosymbiotic