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Phacelophyllia Beauvais 1986 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Oppelismiliidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 6721

Full reference: L. Beauvais. 1986. Monographie des Madreporaires du Jurassique Inferieur du Maroc (Monograph on Lower Jurassic Corals of Morocco). Palaeontographica Abteilung A 194(1-3):1-68

Parent taxon: Oppelismiliidae according to E. Roniewicz 2009

Sister taxa: Haimeicyclus, Heterastraea, Oppelismilia, Thecactinastraea

Subtaxa: Phacelophyllia bacari, Phacelophyllia fasciata, Phacelophyllia moorei, Phacelophyllia suttonensis, Phacelophyllia termieri

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Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal microcarnivore-photosymbiotic