Latiastrea mucronata Sikharulidze 1979 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Latomeandridae

Full reference: G. Y. Sikharulidze. 1979. Albskiye korally cela Tskhanari (Zapadnaya Grusiya) [Albian corals from Tskhanari (Western Georgia)]. Trudy Akademiya Nauk Gruzinskoy SSR, Geologicheskiy Institut imeni A. I. Dzhanelidze 63:1-49

Belongs to Latiastrea according to G. Y. Sikharulidze 1979

Sister taxa: Latiastraea magna, Latiastrea baumbergeri, Latiastrea bendukidzeae, Latiastrea foulassensis, Latiastrea gironensis, Latiastrea greppini, Latiastrea kaufmanni, Latiastrea magna, Latiastrea minima, Latiastrea pakongensis, Latiastrea paronai, Latiastrea pjtkovi, Latiastrea valfinensis, Latiastrea variabilis, Latiastrea whitneyi

Type specimen: Its type locality is Tskhanari, Caucasus, upper biostrome, which is in an Albian reef, buildup or bioherm limestone in Georgia

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Austria (1 collection), Georgia (2), Greece (1), Hungary (1), Mexico (2)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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