Siderastrea conferta Duncan 1863 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Siderastreidae

Alternative combination: Isastrea conferta

Synonym: Siderastrea hexagonalis Vaughan 1900

Belongs to Siderastrea according to Vaughan 1919

See also Baron-Szabo 2008

Sister taxa: Siderastrea adkinsi, Siderastrea banksi, Siderastrea bertrandiana, Siderastrea clarki, Siderastrea columnaris, Siderastrea crenulata, Siderastrea dalli, Siderastrea dubiosa, Siderastrea froehlichiana, Siderastrea hillsboroensis, Siderastrea italica, Siderastrea mendenhalli, Siderastrea micrommata, Siderastrea miocenica, Siderastrea pliocenica, Siderastrea propitia, Siderastrea radians, Siderastrea savignyana, Siderastrea scotia, Siderastrea senecta, Siderastrea siderea, Siderastrea silecensis, Siderastrea splendida, Siderastrea stellata, Siderastrea tuckerae, Siderastrea vancouverensis, Siderastrea washingtonensis

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Miocene of Anguilla (4 collections), Colombia (2), Jamaica (1), Panama (4), Venezuela (1)

• Oligocene of Antigua and Barbuda (1), Jamaica (1), Mexico (2), Puerto Rico (1), Venezuela (2)

Total: 19 collections each including a single occurrence

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