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Diplaraea sakamotoensis Eguchi 1951 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Haplaraeidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 154645

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 somaensis, Diplaraea tosaensis

Type specimen: Its type locality is Sakamoto, which is in a Tithonian/Berriasian perireef or subreef limestone in Japan

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder