Actinastrea ramosa Sowerby 1832 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Actinastreidae

Alternative combinations: Astrea ramosa, Astrocoenia ramosa, Astrocoenia ramosa minor

Belongs to Actinastrea according to D. Turnsek 1997

See also Baron-Szabo 2006

Sister taxa: Actinastraea minima, Actinastraea pyrenaica, Actinastrea actinastrae, Actinastrea aequibernensis, Actinastrea asteriscus, Actinastrea bastidensis, Actinastrea benaixensis, Actinastrea besairiei, Actinastrea cavernata, Actinastrea crassoramosa, 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 regularis, Actinastrea sakalavensis, Actinastrea subdecaphylla, Actinastrea trochiformis, Actinastrea urgonensis, Enallocoenia callomoni

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Eocene of Somalia (1 collection)

• Paleocene of Pakistan (1)

• Cretaceous of Croatia (1), Georgia (1), Germany (1), Serbia and Montenegro (1), Slovenia (1), Turkey (1), the United Arab Emirates (1)

• Jurassic of Iran (1)

Total: 10 collections each including a single occurrence

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