Stephanastrea jurassica Roniewicz 1976 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Actinastreidae

Full reference: E. Roniewicz. 1976. Les scléractiniaires du Jurassique supérieur de la Dobrogea centrale, Roumanie. Palaeontologia Polonica 34:17-121

Belongs to Stephanastrea according to E. Roniewicz 1976

Sister taxa: Stephanastrea montuosa, Stephanastrea ramulifera, Stephanastrea simonneliana, Stephanastrea zangbeiensis

Type specimen: Its type locality is Topalu 4, Dobrogea, Romania, which is in a Kimmeridgian reef, buildup or bioherm reef rocks in Romania

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Jurassic of Romania (3 collections), Spain (3), Uzbekistan (2)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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