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Acrosmilia elongata Reuss 1854 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Acrosmiliidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 148047

Alternative combination: Trochosmilia elongata

Belongs to Acrosmilia according to R. C. Baron-Szabo 2003

Sister taxa: Acrosmilia agassizi, Acrosmilia baltica, Acrosmilia conica, Acrosmilia conica, Acrosmilia cupulata, Acrosmilia depressa, Acrosmilia dilatata, Acrosmilia dubravitzensis, Acrosmilia flouesti, Acrosmilia fungina, Acrosmilia minima, Acrosmilia pironai, Acrosmilia precursor, Acrosmilia robusta, Acrosmilia sanchezroigi, Acrosmilia separata, Acrosmilia soemmanni, Acrosmilia thrumanni, Acrosmilia thurmanni, Acrosmilia zitteli

Type specimen: Its type locality is Jhirk, Sind, Pakistan, which is in a Selandian/Thanetian reef, buildup or bioherm horizon in Pakistan

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal microcarnivore-photosymbiotic