Siderastrea radians Pallas 1766 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Siderastreidae

Alternative combination: Madrepora radians

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

Sister taxa: Siderastrea adkinsi, Siderastrea banksi, Siderastrea bertrandiana, Siderastrea clarki, Siderastrea columnaris, Siderastrea conferta, Siderastrea crenulata, Siderastrea dalli, Siderastrea dubiosa, Siderastrea froehlichiana, Siderastrea hillsboroensis, Siderastrea italica, Siderastrea mendenhalli, Siderastrea micrommata, Siderastrea miocenica, Siderastrea pliocenica, Siderastrea propitia, Siderastrea savignyana, Siderastrea scotia, Siderastrea senecta, Siderastrea siderea, Siderastrea silecensis, Siderastrea splendida, Siderastrea stellata, Siderastrea tuckerae, Siderastrea vancouverensis, Siderastrea washingtonensis

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Angola (2 collections), the Bahamas (1), Barbados (3), Cape Verde (6), Cayman Islands (12), Colombia (3), Costa Rica (1), the Dominican Republic (3), Haiti (2), Jamaica (2), the Netherlands Antilles (5), Panama (1), Spain (2), United States (3: Florida), Virgin Islands (1)

• Pliocene of Costa Rica (1)

• Miocene of France (2), Malta (1)

• Oligocene of France (1)

Total: 52 collections each including a single occurrence

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