Actinacis magna Alloiteau 1958 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Actinacididae

Full reference: J. Alloiteau. 1958. Monographie des madreporaires fossiles de Madagascar [Monograph of fossil corals from Madagascar]. Annales Geologiques de Madagascar 25:1-218

Belongs to Actinacis according to J. Alloiteau 1958

Sister taxa: Actinacis alabamensis, Actinacis barretti, Actinacis cognata, Actinacis elegans, Actinacis haueri, Actinacis martiniana, Actinacis miyakoensis, Actinacis parvulina, Actinacis phineus, Actinacis remesi, Actinacis reussi, Actinacis rollei, Actinacis sawkinsi, Actinacis valverdensis

Type specimen: Its type locality is Ankotrofotsy-Masiadolo, which is in a Coniacian reef, buildup or bioherm limestone in Madagascar

Ecology: stationary epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Madagascar (1 collection), Mexico (1), Pakistan (1)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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