Thamnasteria iranensis Pandey and Fürsich 2003 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Thamnasteriidae

Full reference: D. K. Pandey and F. T. Fürsich. 2003. Jurassic corals of east-central Iran. Beringeria 32:1-138

Belongs to Thamnasteria according to D. K. Pandey and F. T. Fürsich 2003

Sister taxa: Thamnasteria abukumaensis, Thamnasteria andranomarivensis, Thamnasteria aspera, Thamnasteria bevoayensis, Thamnasteria bonanomii, Thamnasteria communis, Thamnasteria concinna, Thamnasteria concinnaformis, Thamnasteria coquandi, Thamnasteria cotteaui, Thamnasteria defrancei, Thamnasteria dendroidea, Thamnasteria dumonti, Thamnasteria felixi, Thamnasteria globosa, Thamnasteria gracilis, Thamnasteria heterogenea, Thamnasteria hoffmeisteri, Thamnasteria huzimotoi, Thamnasteria imlayi, Thamnasteria jaccardi, Thamnasteria japonica, Thamnasteria jezoensis, Thamnasteria kobyi, Thamnasteria latistellata, Thamnasteria leptopetala, Thamnasteria lobata, Thamnasteria loryi, Thamnasteria lyelli, Thamnasteria maeandra, Thamnasteria mammosa, Thamnasteria matsushitai, Thamnasteria mettensis, Thamnasteria microconos, Thamnasteria miyakoensis, Thamnasteria moreana, Thamnasteria naumanni, Thamnasteria nicoleti, Thamnasteria ogawaensis, Thamnasteria patina, Thamnasteria pseudopaliformis, Thamnasteria racemosa, Thamnasteria rhaetica, Thamnasteria rumignyensis, Thamnasteria scita, Thamnasteria seriata, Thamnasteria settsassi, Thamnasteria sinuata, Thamnasteria sinuosa, Thamnasteria smithi, Thamnasteria tenuissima, Thamnasteria terquemi, Thamnasteria tokushimaensis, Thamnasteria tonantzinae, Thamnasteria torinosuensis, Thamnasteria yuraensis, Thamnastraea alpina, Thamnastraea plana

Type specimen: Its type locality is North of Kalshaneh, which is in an Aalenian/Bajocian reef, buildup or bioherm mixed carbonate-siliciclastic in the Badamu Formation of Iran

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Jurassic of Iran (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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