Trochosmilia (Acrosmilia) striata Gabb 1864 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Acrosmiliidae

Alternative combination: Trochocyathus striatus

Full reference: W. M. Gabb. 1864. Description of the Cretaceous fossils. Geological Survey of California Palaeontology 1:57-217

Belongs to Trochosmilia (Acrosmilia) according to W. M. Gabb 1864

See also Hanna 1927 and Squires 1984

Sister taxa: Acrosmilia agassizi, Acrosmilia baltica, Acrosmilia baumbergeri, Acrosmilia conica, Acrosmilia conica, Acrosmilia cupulata, Acrosmilia depressa, Acrosmilia dilatata, Acrosmilia dubravitzensis, Acrosmilia elongata, Acrosmilia flouesti, Acrosmilia fungina, Acrosmilia minima, Acrosmilia pironai, Acrosmilia precursor, Acrosmilia robusta, Acrosmilia sanchezroigi, Acrosmilia separata, Acrosmilia soemmanni, Acrosmilia thrumanni, Acrosmilia thurmanni, Acrosmilia zitteli

Type specimen: UCMP 12256

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal microcarnivore-photosymbiotic

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (21: California collections)

Total: 21 collections each including a single occurrence

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