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Acrosmilia dilatata Reuss 1868 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Acrosmiliidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 304169

Alternative combination: Leptophyllia dilatata

Full reference: A. E. Reuss. 1868. Paläontologische Studien über die älteren Tertiärschichten der Alpen, 1: Die fossilen Anthozoen der Schichten von Castelgomberto [Paleontological studies about the older Tertiary beds in the Alps, 1: The fossil Anthozoa from the Castelcomberto Formation]. Denkschriften der Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien, Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Klasse 28:129-184

Belongs to Acrosmilia according to W. Kiessling 2014

Sister taxa: Acrosmilia agassizi, Acrosmilia baltica, Acrosmilia conica, Acrosmilia conica, Acrosmilia cupulata, Acrosmilia depressa, 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 Monte Grumi, Castelgomberto, which is in a Rupelian reef, buildup or bioherm limestone in the Castelgomberto Formation of Italy

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal microcarnivore-photosymbiotic