Etallonasteria minima Etallon 1864 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Acroporidae

Alternative combinations: Adelocoenia minima, Convexastrea minima, Cryptocoenia minima, Cyathophora minima, Etallonia minima

Belongs to Etallonasteria according to E. Morycowa and D. Decrouez 2006

See also Bonneau et al. 1974, Kiessling 2003 and Roniewicz 1966

Sister taxa: none

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Poland (2 collections), Switzerland (1)

• Jurassic of the Czech Republic (3), France (1), Georgia (2), Greece (1), Poland (1), Portugal (5), Romania (1), the Russian Federation (3), Slovenia (1), Switzerland (1)

Total: 22 collections each including a single occurrence

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