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Stephanosmilia Fromentel 1862 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Caryophylliidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 6884

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

Sister taxa: Caryophyllia, Leptocyathus, Lophosmilia, Stephanocyathus, Stylocyathus

Subtaxa: Stephanosmilia madagascariensis, Stephanosmilia polydectes

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Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal microcarnivore