Isastrea excentrica Beauvais 1972 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae

Full reference: L. Beauvais. 1972. Contribution a l'etude de la faune bathonienne dans la vallee de la Creuse (Indre): madreporaires [The Bathonian fauna in the Creuse Valley (Indre): corals]. Annales de Paleontologie, Invertebres 58(1):33-97

Belongs to Isastrea according to L. Beauvais 1972

Sister taxa: Isastraea arachnoidea, Isastrea alimena, Isastrea angulosa, Isastrea bernardi, Isastrea bernardiana, Isastrea bernensis, Isastrea browni, Isastrea cesarensis, Isastrea collignoni, Isastrea crassa, Isastrea crassisepta, Isastrea decorata, Isastrea deligata, Isastrea elegans, Isastrea explanata, Isastrea explanulata, Isastrea fallax, Isastrea favosiformis, Isastrea fromenteli, Isastrea goldfussi, Isastrea greppini, Isastrea gresslyi, Isastrea helianthoides, Isastrea hemisphaerica, Isastrea hourcqi, Isastrea incerta, Isastrea kosodeensis, Isastrea limitata, Isastrea marcoui, Isastrea matumotoi, Isastrea nantuacumensis, Isastrea neocomiensis, Isastrea parvistella, Isastrea propinqua, Isastrea qingyanensis, Isastrea rariseptata, Isastrea richardsoni, Isastrea robusta, Isastrea salinensis, Isastrea sinemuriensis, Isastrea splendida, Isastrea sugiyamai, Isastrea superficialis, Isastrea taruensis, Isastrea tenuisepta, Isastrea tenuistriata, Isastrea whitneyi, Isastrea yuraensis, Parisastraea collignoni

Type specimen: MNHN-F-B47521 (Holotype) and MNHN-F-A24848 (Paratypes). Its type locality is Saint-Gaultier, Creuse Valley, which is in a Bathonian perireef or subreef limestone in France.

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Saint-Gaultier, Creuse Valley

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