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Cynarina lacrymalis Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Mussidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 178871

Alternative combination: Caryophyllia lacrymalis

Synonyms: Acanthophyllia deshayesiana Michelin 1850 (no. 157703), Caryophyllia deshayesiana Michelin 1850 (no. 157701), Protolobophyllia deshayesiana Michelin 1850 (no. 157702), Sclerophyllia margariticola Klunzinger 1879 (no. 177688), Symphyllia margariticola Klunzinger 1879 (no. 177689)

Belongs to Cynarina according to Wells 1964

Sister taxon: Cynarina ampla

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder