Astreopora hexaphylla Felix 1906 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Acroporidae

Full reference: J. Felix. 1906. Über eine Korallenfauna aus der Kreideformation Ost-Galiziens. Zeitschrift der Deutschen geologischen Gesellschaft 58:38-52

Belongs to Astreopora according to Felix 1906

Sister taxa: Astreopora annulata, Astreopora antiguensis, Astreopora auvertiaca, Astreopora compressa, Astreopora decaphylla, Astreopora densata, Astreopora digitata, Astreopora dubiosa, Astreopora duwamishensis, Astreopora ehrenbergi, Astreopora esperanzae, Astreopora expansa, Astreopora gatuncilloensis, Astreopora goethalsi, Astreopora gracilis, Astreopora hemisphaerica, Astreopora hochstetteri, Astreopora leightoni, Astreopora listeri, Astreopora meneghiniana, Astreopora microcalix, Astreopora minima, Astreopora moretonensis, Astreopora mostarensis, Astreopora myriophthalma, Astreopora occidentalis, Astreopora portoricensis, Astreopora profunda, Astreopora rutteni, Astreopora sanjuanensis, Astreopora schedakena, Astreopora sphaeroidalis, Astreopora spinulosum, Astreopora stellaris, Astreopora subcylindrica, Astreopora tecta, Astreopora wallaceae, Astreopora walli

Type specimen: Its type locality is Delatyn, which is in a Campanian/Maastrichtian marine conglomerate in the Konglomeratbank Formation of Ukraine

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Eocene of the Czech Republic (1 collection)

• Cretaceous of Ukraine (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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