Tarbellastraea chevalieri Bosellini 1996 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Faviidae

Belongs to Tarbellastraea according to Bosellini 1996

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

Type specimen: Its type locality is Dolianova, which is in an Aquitanian reef, buildup or bioherm limestone in Italy

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-microcarnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of France (1 collection), Italy (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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