Actinastrea cavernata Eliasova 1974 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Actinastreidae

Alternative combination: Actinastraea cavernata

Full reference: H. Eliasova. 1974. Hexacorallia et octocorallia du Paleogene des Carpates externes [Paleogene corals of the Outer Carpathians]. Sbornik Geologickych Ved, Palaeontologie 16:105-156

Belongs to Actinastrea according to W. Kiessling 2008

See also Eliasova 1974

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

Type specimen: Its type locality is Holy vrch (U majaku), Kurdejov, Submenilitic Formation, Moravia, which is in an Eocene reef, buildup or bioherm limestone/conglomerate in the Submenilitic Formation of the Czech Republic

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Holy vrch (U majaku), Kurdejov, Submenilitic Formation, Moravia

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