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Gertholites tebaga Flügel 1997 (tabulate coral)

Anthozoa - Favositida - Pachyporidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 184051

Full reference: H. W. Flügel. 1997. Korallen aus dem Perm von S-Tunesien, W-Iran und NW-Thailand [Permian corals from S-Tunisia, W-Iran and NW-Thailand]. Sitzungsberichte Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Klasse, Abteilung I 204:79-109

Belongs to Gertholites according to H. W. Flügel 1997

Sister taxa: Gertholites curvatus, Gertholites haikawai, Gertholites jabiensis

Type specimen: USNM 28038. Its type locality is Locality J17, Halk el Djemel, Djebel Tebaga, which is in a Wordian reef, buildup or bioherm shale/limestone in the Djebel Tebaga Biohermal Complex Formation of Tunisia.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder-photosymbiotic