Columactinastraea formosissima Sowerby 1831 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Actinastreidae

Alternative combinations: Astrea formosissima, Stephanocoenia formosissima

Belongs to Columactinastraea according to R. C. Baron-Szabo 1998

See also Baron-Szabo 1999

Sister taxa: Columactinastraea anthonii, Columactinastraea fallax, Columactinastraea favulus, Columactinastraea formosa, Columactinastraea guadelupae, Columactinastraea pygmaea, Columactinastraea rennensis, Columactinastraea torallolensis

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Austria (2 collections), Spain (1)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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