Solenastrea schafferi Kühn 1926 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Faviidae

Alternative combination: Cyphastrea schafferi

Full reference: O. Kühn. 1926. Korallen des Miozäns von Cilicien [Miocene corals from Cilicia]. Jahrbuch der Geologischen Bundesanstalt Wien 76:65-80

Belongs to Solenastrea according to F. Schuster 2002

See also Kühn 1926

Sister taxa: Solenastrea anomala, Solenastrea bournoni, Solenastrea densa, Solenastrea desmoulinsi, Solenastrea fairbanksi, Solenastrea hyades, Solenastrea pleiades, Solenastrea romettensis, Solenastrea semarangensis, Solenastrea tizeroutinensis, Solenastrea uananensis

Type specimen: Its type locality is Sarykawak, which is in a Miocene shallow subtidal marl/limestone in Turkey

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-microcarnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Egypt (1 collection), Turkey (3)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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