Solenastrea hyades Dana 1846 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Faviidae

Alternative combination: Orbicella hyades

Belongs to Solenastrea according to Verrill 1901

Sister taxa: Solenastrea anomala, Solenastrea bournoni, Solenastrea densa, Solenastrea desmoulinsi, Solenastrea fairbanksi, Solenastrea pleiades, Solenastrea romettensis, Solenastrea schafferi, Solenastrea semarangensis, Solenastrea tizeroutinensis, Solenastrea uananensis

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-microcarnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Haiti (1 collection), United States (5: Florida), Virgin Islands (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of United States (1: Florida)

• Pliocene of Cuba (1), Haiti (2), United States (2: Florida)

• Miocene of Cuba (1), the Dominican Republic (4), Slovenia (1)

Total: 19 collections each including a single occurrence

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