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Dimorphocoeniopsis Zlatarski 1967 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 6361

Synonym: Monocyclastraea Kusmicheva 1972 (taxon 6621)

Full reference: V. Zlatarski. 1967. Dimorphocoeniopsis beauvaisorum, une nouvelle espece de Madreporaria du Cretace Inferieur de la Bulgarie du Nord. Doklady Bolgarskoj Akademii Nauk 20(12):1317-1320

Parent taxon: Montlivaltiidae according to E.I. Kusmicheva 1972

Sister taxa: Brevimaeandra, Ceratothecia, Clausastrea, Coenotheca, Complexastraeopsis, Complexastrea, Confusastrea, Cyathophyllia, Cyathophylliopsis, Dimorphocoenia, Elasmophyllia, Goldfussastraea, Goldfussastrea, Isastrea, Mapucheastrea, Margarastreopsis, Montlivaltiinae, Nerthastraea, Neuquinosmilia, Paraclausastraea, Paraphyllogyra, Peplosmilia, Placosmilia, Placosmiliinae, Puschastraea, Rhabdophyllia, Thecomeandra, Thecosmilia, Trochophyllia, Trochosmilia

Subtaxa: Dimorphocoeniopsis alpina, Dimorphocoeniopsis beauvaisorum

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Type: Dimorphocoeniopsis beauvaisorum

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder