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Semidistichophyllum Deng and Kong 1984 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Margarophylliidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 6854

Full reference: Z. Q. Deng and L. Kong. 1984. Middle Triassic corals and sponges from southern Guizhou and eastern Yunnan. Acta Palaeontologica Sinica 23(4):489-504

Parent taxon: Margarophylliidae according to Z. Q. Deng and L. Kong 1984

Sister taxa: Distichomeandra, Margarophyllia, Margarosmilia, Neoconophyllia, Pamirastraea, Promargarosmilia, Submargarosmilia, Thamnomargarosmilia

Subtaxa: Semidistichophyllum guizhouensis

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Type: Semidistichophyllum guizhouensis

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder