Fungiastraea crespoi Felix 1891 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Latomeandridae

Alternative combinations: Astraeofungia crespoi, Synastrea crespoi, Thamnasteria crespoi, Thamnastraea crespoi

Belongs to Fungiastraea according to H. F. Filkorn and J. Pantoja-Alor 2009

See also Baron-Szabo and González-León 1999 and Wells 1948

Sister taxa: Fungiastraea (Fungiastraeopsis), Fungiastraea arachnoides, Fungiastraea columellaris, Fungiastraea conferta, Fungiastraea cotteaui, Fungiastraea cristata, Fungiastraea excavata, Fungiastraea excelsa, Fungiastraea gillieroni, Fungiastraea laganum, Fungiastraea moeschi, Fungiastraea muelleri, Fungiastraea oculata, Fungiastraea pseudarachnoides, Fungiastraea subtilis

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Austria (2 collections), Germany (2), Greece (1), Iran (1), Mexico (5), Trinidad and Tobago (2)

Total: 13 collections each including a single occurrence

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