Thamnasteria tonantzinae Filkorn and Pantoja-Alor 2009 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Thamnasteriidae

Full reference: H. F. Filkorn and J. Pantoja-Alor. 2009. Cretaceous corals from the Huetamo region, Michoacan and Guerrero, southwestern Mexico. Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Instituto de Geologia, Boletin 116:1-169

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

Sister taxa: Thamnasteria abukumaensis, Thamnasteria andranomarivensis, Thamnasteria aspera, Thamnasteria bevoayensis, Thamnasteria bonanomii, Thamnasteria communis, Thamnasteria concinna, Thamnasteria concinnaformis, Thamnasteria coquandi, Thamnasteria cotteaui, Thamnasteria defrancei, Thamnasteria dendroidea, Thamnasteria dumonti, Thamnasteria felixi, Thamnasteria globosa, Thamnasteria gracilis, Thamnasteria heterogenea, Thamnasteria hoffmeisteri, Thamnasteria huzimotoi, Thamnasteria imlayi, Thamnasteria iranensis, Thamnasteria jaccardi, Thamnasteria japonica, Thamnasteria jezoensis, Thamnasteria kobyi, Thamnasteria latistellata, Thamnasteria leptopetala, Thamnasteria lobata, Thamnasteria loryi, Thamnasteria lyelli, Thamnasteria maeandra, Thamnasteria mammosa, Thamnasteria matsushitai, Thamnasteria mettensis, Thamnasteria microconos, Thamnasteria miyakoensis, Thamnasteria moreana, Thamnasteria naumanni, Thamnasteria nicoleti, Thamnasteria ogawaensis, Thamnasteria patina, Thamnasteria pseudopaliformis, Thamnasteria racemosa, Thamnasteria rhaetica, Thamnasteria rumignyensis, Thamnasteria scita, Thamnasteria seriata, Thamnasteria settsassi, Thamnasteria sinuata, Thamnasteria sinuosa, Thamnasteria smithi, Thamnasteria tenuissima, Thamnasteria terquemi, Thamnasteria tokushimaensis, Thamnasteria torinosuensis, Thamnasteria yuraensis, Thamnastraea alpina, Thamnastraea plana

Type specimen: Its type locality is Chumbitaro, MP 17, which is in an Albian/Cenomanian perireef or subreef wackestone in the Mal Paso Formation of Mexico

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Chumbitaro, MP 17

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