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Pseudocystophora fryi Wilson 1982 (horn coral)

Anthozoa - Stauriida - Durhaminidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 183153

Alternative combination: Arachnastraea fryi

Full reference: E. C. Wilson. 1982. Wolfcampian rugose and tabulate corals (Coelenterata: Anthozoa) from the Lower Permian McCloud Limestone of northern California. Contributions in Science, National History Museum of Los Angeles County 337:1-90

Belongs to Pseudocystophora according to J. Fedorowski et al. 2007

Sister taxa: Pseudocystophora complexa, Pseudocystophora delicata, Pseudocystophora dobrolyubovae, Pseudocystophora pseudowischeriana, Pseudocystophora sakmarensis, Pseudocystophora wilsoni

Type specimen: UCMP 37256. Its type locality is UCMP D-837, Potter Ridge, which is in a Sakmarian marine limestone/limestone in the McCloud Formation of California.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder