Siderastreites Roniewicz 2008 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Siderastreidae

Full reference: E. Roniewicz. 2008. Kimmeridgian-Valanginian reef corals from the Moesian Platform from Bulgaria. Annales Societatis Geologorum Poloniae 78:91-134

Parent taxon: Siderastraeidae according to E. Roniewicz 2008

Sister taxa: Anomastraea, Coscinaraea, Eosiderastrea, Hindeastraea, Horastrea, Koilomorpha, Maeandroseris, Palaeosiderofungia, Pironastrea, Psammocora, Pseudosiderastrea, Siderastrea, Siderofungia, Sideroseris, Siderosmilia, Stephanomorpha, Synhelia

Subtaxa: Siderastreites lyalintsensis

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Type: Siderastreites lyalintsensis

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Lyubasha Mountain, Lyalintsi, 420 m (Cretaceous of Bulgaria)

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