Actinastrea crassoramosa Michelin 1843 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Actinastreidae

Alternative combinations: Astrea crassoramosa, Enallocoenia crassoramosa

Belongs to Actinastrea according to W. Kiessling et al. 2011

See also Beauvais 1966, Geyer 1955, Pandey and F├╝rsich 2005 and Prinz 1991

Sister taxa: Actinastraea minima, Actinastraea pyrenaica, Actinastrea actinastrae, Actinastrea aequibernensis, Actinastrea asteriscus, Actinastrea bastidensis, Actinastrea benaixensis, Actinastrea besairiei, Actinastrea cavernata, Actinastrea cribellum, Actinastrea elongata, Actinastrea engolismensis, Actinastrea exigua, Actinastrea fromenteli, Actinastrea furcata, Actinastrea geminata, Actinastrea gibbosa, 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

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Iran (1 collection)

• Jurassic of Chile (3), the Czech Republic (1), Ethiopia (18), Iran (1), Poland (1), Portugal (12), Saudi Arabia (2), Switzerland (1), Tunisia (2)

Total: 42 collections each including a single occurrence

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