Morphastrea escharoides Goldfuss 1826 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Agariciidae

Alternative combinations: Astrea escharoides, Dimorphastrea escharoides, Synastrea escharoides, Thamnastraea escharoides

Synonym: Meandraraea clarendonensis Wells 1935

Belongs to Morphastrea according to R. C. Baron-Szabo 2002

See also Baron-Szabo 2008 and Wells 1935

Sister taxa: Morphastrea barcenai, Morphastrea haimei, Morphastrea laminata, Morphastrea ludovicina, Morphastrea pseudominima

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal microcarnivore-photosymbiotic

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of the Netherlands (3 collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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