Solenastrea desmoulinsi Milne-Edwards and Haime 1851 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Faviidae

Alternative combinations: Palaeoplesiastraea desmoulinsi, Plesiastrea desmoulinsi

Belongs to Solenastrea according to F. Schuster 2002

See also Chaix and Saint Martin 2008

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

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-microcarnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Algeria (1 collection), France (5), Iran (1), Italy (3), Poland (1), Portugal (2)

• Oligocene of France (1)

Total: 14 collections each including a single occurrence

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