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Turbinaria frondens Dana 1846 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Dendrophylliidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 178831

Alternative combination: Gemmipora frondens

Synonyms: Turbinaria contorta Bernard 1896 (no. 150174), Turbinaria danae Bernard 1896 (no. 182723)

Belongs to Turbinaria according to T. Inskipp et al. 2005

Sister taxa: Turbinaria crater, Turbinaria cyathiformis, Turbinaria durhami, Turbinaria grandis, Turbinaria jacksoni, Turbinaria mesenterina, Turbinaria peltata, Turbinaria radicalis, Turbinaria reniformis, Turbinaria sitaensis, Turbinaria stellulata, Turbinaria tenuis

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal microcarnivore-photosymbiotic