Stephanastrea simonneliana d'Orbigny 1850 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Actinastreidae

Alternative combination: Synastrea simonneliana

Belongs to Stephanastrea according to D. K. Pandey et al. 2007

Sister taxa: Stephanastrea jurassica, Stephanastrea montuosa, Stephanastrea ramulifera, Stephanastrea zangbeiensis

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Iran (1 collection)

• Jurassic of France (10), Iran (1)

Total: 12 collections each including a single occurrence

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