Astrocoenia blanfordi Duncan 1880 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Astrocoeniidae

Belongs to Astrocoenia according to Duncan 1880

Sister taxa: Astrocoenia aegyptiaca, Astrocoenia aspera, Astrocoenia barranquinensis, Astrocoenia bistellata, Astrocoenia budaensis, Astrocoenia calixtoensis, Astrocoenia dachiardii, Astrocoenia decaturensis, Astrocoenia dickersoni, Astrocoenia dixae, Astrocoenia excavata, Astrocoenia expansa, Astrocoenia gerthi, Astrocoenia gibbosa, Astrocoenia gregoryi, Astrocoenia guantanamensis, Astrocoenia hexactis, Astrocoenia idahoensis, Astrocoenia immersa, Astrocoenia incrustans, Astrocoenia jamaicaensis, Astrocoenia japonica, Astrocoenia jukesbrownei, Astrocoenia laminosa, Astrocoenia lobatorotundata, Astrocoenia meinzeri, Astrocoenia miocenica, Astrocoenia multigranosa, Astrocoenia nana, Astrocoenia nathani, Astrocoenia newtoni, Astrocoenia nidiformis, Astrocoenia nuevitasensis, Astrocoenia numisma, Astrocoenia oppelii, Astrocoenia palmata, Astrocoenia peruviana, Astrocoenia portoricensis, Astrocoenia rariseptata, Astrocoenia reussiana, Astrocoenia scyphoidea, Astrocoenia simplex, Astrocoenia somalica, Astrocoenia spongilla, Astrocoenia subreticulata, Astrocoenia tuberosa, Astrocoenia zitteli

Type specimen: Its type locality is Jhirk, Sind, Pakistan, which is in a Selandian/Thanetian reef, buildup or bioherm horizon in Pakistan

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Jhirk, Sind, Pakistan

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