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Microsmilia Koby 1888 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Caryophylliidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 6609

Synonym: Colonicyathus Eliasova 1997 (taxon 98875)

Parent taxon: Caryophylliinae according to H. Eliasova 1997

Sister taxa: Caryophyllia, Leptocyathus, Lophosmilia, Stephanocyathus, Stephanosmilia, Stylocyathus

Subtaxa: Microsmilia fascicularis, Microsmilia geinitzi, Microsmilia oppeli

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Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal microcarnivore