Goldfussastrea toarciensis Beauvais 1986 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae

Full reference: L. Beauvais. 1986. Monographie des Madreporaires du Jurassique Inferieur du Maroc (Monograph on Lower Jurassic Corals of Morocco). Palaeontographica Abteilung A 194(1-3):1-68

Belongs to Goldfussastrea according to L. Beauvais 1986

Sister taxa: Goldfussastrea heidenheimensis, Goldfussastrea variabilis

Type specimen: Its type locality is J. Outita col de Moussanoua, Atlas Mountains, which is in a Toarcian/Aalenian reef, buildup or bioherm reef rocks in Morocco.

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder


• Jurassic of Argentina (1 collection), Morocco (1), Slovenia (1)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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