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Diplaraea somaensis Eguchi 1951 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Haplaraeidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 154644

Full reference: M. Eguchi. 1951. Mesozoic hexacorals from Japan. The Science Reports of the Tohoku University, Geology 24:1-96

Belongs to Diplaraea according to M. Eguchi 1951

Sister taxa: Diplaraea arbuscula, Diplaraea croatica, Diplaraea sakamotoensis, Diplaraea tosaensis

Type specimen: Its type locality is Koyamada, Soma area, which is in an Oxfordian/Kimmeridgian shallow subtidal grainstone/lime mudstone in the Nakanosawa Formation of Japan

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder