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Lophelia pertusa Linnaeus 1758 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Caryophylliidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 219134

Alternative combination: Madrepora pertusa

Belongs to Lophelia according to Zibrowius 1980

Sister taxa: Lophelia parvisepta, Lophelia prolifera, Lophelia tubaeformis

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder