Flabellum mortoni

Flabellum mortoni was a stony coral that grew on the sea floor and filtered its food from the water.


Common name: coral
Habitat: seafloor
Trophic level: suspension feeder
Food: detritus, microfauna
Predators:
Closest surviving relatives: modern Flabellum mortoni – this species is still alive today.
Fossil types: shells