Alveopora atarensis Altuna et al. 2007 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Poritidae

Full reference: A. Altuna, G. Álvarez-Pérez, P. Busquets and V. Etayo. 2007. Five new species of Bartonian (Eocene) corals: Jaca Basin, Pyrenees, Spain. Fossil Corals and Sponges: Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium on Fossil Cnidaria and Porifera, Graz 2003 17:435-453

Belongs to Alveopora according to A. Altuna et al. 2007

Sister taxa: Alveopora allingi, Alveopora chiapanecae, Alveopora daedalea, Alveopora daxensis, Alveopora deningeri, Alveopora fenestrata, Alveopora japonica, Alveopora jessicae, Alveopora micropora, Alveopora oliveri, Alveopora polyacantha, Alveopora rudis, Alveopora somaliensis, Alveopora spongiosa, Alveopora tampae, Alveopora verrilliana

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Eocene of Spain (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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