Actinastrea gibbosa Duncan 1867 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Actinastreidae

Alternative combinations: Allocoeniopsis gibbosa, Astrocoenia gibbosa

Belongs to Actinastrea according to D. Turnsek et al. 1975

See also Beauvais 1976, Duncan 1880, Johnson and McKerrow 1995, Kiessling 2008 and Löser 2012

Sister taxa: Actinastraea minima, Actinastraea pyrenaica, Actinastrea actinastrae, Actinastrea aequibernensis, Actinastrea asteriscus, Actinastrea bastidensis, Actinastrea benaixensis, Actinastrea besairiei, Actinastrea cavernata, Actinastrea crassoramosa, Actinastrea cribellum, Actinastrea elongata, Actinastrea engolismensis, Actinastrea exigua, Actinastrea fromenteli, Actinastrea furcata, Actinastrea geminata, Actinastrea goldfussi, Actinastrea guadalupae, Actinastrea hexacnema, Actinastrea hexamera, Actinastrea hexaphylla, Actinastrea hourcqi, Actinastrea inrasa, Actinastrea lacvivieri, Actinastrea matheyi, Actinastrea octolamellosa, Actinastrea parasitica, Actinastrea pedunculata, Actinastrea pentagonalis, Actinastrea piveteaui, Actinastrea plana, Actinastrea pseudominima, Actinastrea ramosa, Actinastrea regularis, Actinastrea sakalavensis, Actinastrea subdecaphylla, Actinastrea trochiformis, Actinastrea urgonensis, Enallocoenia callomoni

Type specimen: Its type locality is Jhirk, Sind, Pakistan, which is in a Selandian/Thanetian reef, buildup or bioherm horizon in Pakistan

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Jurassic of Chile (4 collections), Spain (1), the United Kingdom (2)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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