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Acrosmilia agassizi Vaughan 1899 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Acrosmiliidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 304168

Alternative combination: Leptophyllia agassizi

Full reference: T. W. Vaughan. 1899. Some Cretaceous and Eocene corals from Jamaica. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 34:227-250

Belongs to Acrosmilia according to W. Kiessling 2014

Sister taxa: Acrosmilia baltica, Acrosmilia conica, Acrosmilia conica, Acrosmilia cupulata, Acrosmilia depressa, Acrosmilia dilatata, Acrosmilia dubravitzensis, Acrosmilia elongata, 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 Solomon Mountain, which is in a Campanian shallow subtidal limestone in Jamaica

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal microcarnivore-photosymbiotic