Antiguastrea lucasiana Defrance 1826 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Faviidae

Alternative combinations: Astrea lucasiana, Heliastrea lucasana

Synonyms: Astrangia princeps Reuss 1868, Heliastrea columnaris Reuss 1868, Isastrea affinis Reuss 1868, Latimaeandra circumscripta Reuss 1868, Solenastrea conferta Reuss 1868, Stylina fasciculata Reuss 1868, Stylina suessi Reuss 1868

Belongs to Antiguastrea according to Pfister 1980

See also Frost 1981, Pfister 1980 and Reuss 1868

Sister taxa: Antiguastrea alveolaris, Antiguastrea cellulosa, Antiguastrea elegans, Antiguastrea flandrini, Antiguastrea jacobi, Antiguastrea prava

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-microcarnivore

Distribution:

• Oligocene of Greece (2 collections), Italy (20), Spain (1)

• Eocene of Germany (2), Italy (2)

Total: 27 collections each including a single occurrence

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