Fungiastraea arachnoides Parkinson 1808 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Latomeandridae

Alternative combinations: Madrepora arachnoides, Thamnastraea arachnoides

Belongs to Fungiastraea according to E. Roniewicz 1976

See also Rosendahl 1985

Sister taxa: Fungiastraea (Fungiastraeopsis), Fungiastraea columellaris, Fungiastraea conferta, Fungiastraea cotteaui, Fungiastraea crespoi, Fungiastraea cristata, Fungiastraea excavata, Fungiastraea excelsa, Fungiastraea gillieroni, Fungiastraea laganum, Fungiastraea moeschi, Fungiastraea muelleri, Fungiastraea oculata, Fungiastraea pseudarachnoides, Fungiastraea subtilis

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder


• Cretaceous of Iran (1 collection)

• Jurassic to Cretaceous of China (1)

• Jurassic of Azerbaijan (1), the Czech Republic (1), Georgia (1), Germany (5), Italy (1), Poland (3), Portugal (5), Romania (2), Slovenia (2), Spain (2), Thailand (1), the United Kingdom (2), Uzbekistan (3)

Total: 31 collections each including a single occurrence

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