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Cryptosepta Gretz et al. 2015 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Zardinophyllidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 320773

Full reference: M. Gretz, B. Lathulière, and R. Martini. 2015. A new coral with simplified morphology from the oldest known Hettangian (Early Jurassic) reef in southern France. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 60:277-286

Parent taxon: Zardinophyllidae according to M. Gretz et al. 2015

Sister taxa: Alloiteausmilia, Archaeosmilia, Archaeosmiliopsis, Epismilia, Epismiliopsis, Pachydendron, Pachysolenia, Pachythecalis, Parapleurosmilia, Plesiophyllum, Sichuanophyllia, Zardinophyllum, Cassianastraea, Radiophyllia, Simplexastraea

Subtaxa: Cryptosepta nuda

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Type: Cryptosepta nuda

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal microcarnivore-photosymbiotic