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Laterophyllia Kühn 1933 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Faviidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 6549

Full reference: O. Kühn. 1933. Das Becken von Isfahan-Saidabad und seine altmiocäne Korallenfauna [The Isfahan-Saidabad Basin and its Miocene coral fauna]. Palaeontographica Abteilung A 79:143-221

Parent taxon: Faviinae according to J. W. Wells 1956

Sister taxa: Desmocladia, Grumiphyllia, Indosmilia, Nefocoenia, Petrophylliella, Pseudodiploria

Subtaxa: Laterophyllia turriformis

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Type: Laterophyllia turriformis

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-microcarnivore