Tarbellastraea reussiana Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Faviidae

Alternative combinations: Astrea reussiana, Heliastrea reussiana, Orbicella reussiana

Synonyms: Astrea prevostiana Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850, Tarbellastraea prevostiana Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850

Belongs to Tarbellastraea according to C. Chaix and J.-P. Saint Martin 2008

See also Chevalier 1961 and Schuster 2002

Sister taxa: Tarbellastraea abditaxis, Tarbellastraea anomala, Tarbellastraea aquitaniensis, Tarbellastraea bragai, Tarbellastraea carryensis, Tarbellastraea chevalieri, Tarbellastraea conoidea, Tarbellastraea distans, Tarbellastraea edwardsi, Tarbellastraea eggenburgensis, Tarbellastraea ellisiana, Tarbellastraea hamedanii, Tarbellastraea hommorensis, Tarbellastraea mimbastensis, Tarbellastraea ovalis, Tarbellastraea profundata, Tarbellastraea raulini, Tarbellastraea russoi, Tarbellastraea salentinensis, Tarbellastraea tenera, Tarbellastraea ukrainica

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-microcarnivore


• Miocene of Algeria (5 collections), Austria (13), Bulgaria (1), Cyprus (1), Egypt (2), France (14), Greece (5), Hungary (1), Iran (3), Italy (5), Libya (2), Malta (1), Moldova (4), Morocco (7), Poland (4), Portugal (2), Romania (2), Slovakia (2), Somalia (2), Spain (9), Sudan (1), Turkey (3), Ukraine (2)

Total: 91 collections each including a single occurrence

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