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Somalica Parona and Zuffardi-Comerci 1931 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Rhipidogyridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 117821

Synonym: Saxuligyra Eliasova 1991 (taxon 98878)

Parent taxon: Rhipidogyridae according to R. C. Baron-Szabo 2002

Sister taxa: Aplosmiliinae, Astreoidogyra, Barysmilia, Bodeurina, Cymosmilia, Orbignygyra, Paraacanthogyra, Phytogyra, Placohelia, Pruvostastraea, Psammogyra, Pseudoironella, Psilogyra, Rhipidogyrinae, Rhipidosmilia, Saltocyathus, Starostinia, Tiaradendron

Subtaxa: Somalica maior, Somalica minor

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder