Actinastrea pentagonalis Goldfuss 1829 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Actinastreidae

Alternative combinations: Astraea pentagonalis, Stephanocoenia pentagonalis

Belongs to Actinastrea according to D. K. Pandey and F. T. F├╝rsich 2003

See also Bertling 1993

Sister taxa: Actinastraea minima, Actinastraea pyrenaica, Actinastrea actinastrae, Actinastrea aequibernensis, Actinastrea asteriscus, Actinastrea bastidensis, Actinastrea benaixensis, Actinastrea besairiei, Actinastrea cavernata, Actinastrea crassoramosa, Actinastrea cribellum, Actinastrea elongata, Actinastrea engolismensis, Actinastrea exigua, Actinastrea fromenteli, Actinastrea furcata, Actinastrea geminata, Actinastrea gibbosa, Actinastrea goldfussi, Actinastrea guadalupae, Actinastrea hexacnema, Actinastrea hexamera, Actinastrea hexaphylla, Actinastrea hourcqi, Actinastrea inrasa, Actinastrea lacvivieri, Actinastrea matheyi, Actinastrea octolamellosa, Actinastrea parasitica, Actinastrea pedunculata, Actinastrea piveteaui, Actinastrea plana, Actinastrea pseudominima, Actinastrea ramosa, Actinastrea regularis, Actinastrea sakalavensis, Actinastrea subdecaphylla, Actinastrea trochiformis, Actinastrea urgonensis, Enallocoenia callomoni

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Jurassic of Chile (3 collections), the Czech Republic (2), Germany (7), Iran (4), Lebanon (1)

Total: 17 collections each including a single occurrence

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