Stephanastrea zangbeiensis Liao and Xia 1985 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Actinastreidae

Full reference: W. Liao and J. Xia. 1985. Upper Jurassic and Lower Cretaceous Scleractinia from Bangoin District of northern Xizang (Tibet). Memoirs of Nanjing Institute of Geology and Palaeontology 21:119-164

Belongs to Stephanastrea according to W. Liao and J. Xia 1985

Sister taxa: Stephanastrea jurassica, Stephanastrea montuosa, Stephanastrea ramulifera, Stephanastrea simonneliana

Type specimen: Its type locality is Baingoin region, which is in an Oxfordian/Kimmeridgian platform/shelf-margin reef limestone in the Pakong Formation of China

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Baingoin region

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