Isastrea hourcqi Alloiteau 1958 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae

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 Isastrea according to J. Alloiteau 1958

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 excentrica, Isastrea explanata, Isastrea explanulata, Isastrea fallax, Isastrea favosiformis, Isastrea fromenteli, Isastrea goldfussi, Isastrea greppini, Isastrea gresslyi, Isastrea helianthoides, Isastrea hemisphaerica, 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: Its type locality is Bevoay, which is in a Toarcian marine horizon in Madagascar

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Bevoay

Show more details


Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.


Click image to enlarge. Click to access iDigBio record.