Isastrea robusta Morycowa and Misik 2005 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae

Full reference: E. Morycowa and M. Misik. 2005. Upper Jurrasic shallow-water scleractinian corals from the Pieniny Klippen Belt (Western Carpathians/Slovakia). Geologica Carpathica 56(5):415-432

Belongs to Isastrea according to E. Morycowa and M. Misik 2005

Sister taxa: Isastraea arachnoidea, Isastrea alimena, Isastrea angulosa, Isastrea bernardi, Isastrea bernardiana, Isastrea bernensis, Isastrea browni, Isastrea cesarensis, Isastrea collignoni, Isastrea crassa, Isastrea crassisepta, Isastrea decorata, Isastrea deligata, Isastrea elegans, Isastrea excentrica, Isastrea explanata, Isastrea explanulata, Isastrea fallax, Isastrea favosiformis, Isastrea fromenteli, Isastrea goldfussi, Isastrea greppini, Isastrea gresslyi, Isastrea helianthoides, Isastrea hemisphaerica, Isastrea hourcqi, Isastrea incerta, Isastrea kosodeensis, Isastrea limitata, Isastrea marcoui, Isastrea matumotoi, Isastrea nantuacumensis, Isastrea neocomiensis, Isastrea parvistella, Isastrea propinqua, Isastrea qingyanensis, Isastrea rariseptata, Isastrea richardsoni, Isastrea salinensis, Isastrea sinemuriensis, Isastrea splendida, Isastrea sugiyamai, Isastrea superficialis, Isastrea taruensis, Isastrea tenuisepta, Isastrea tenuistriata, Isastrea whitneyi, Isastrea yuraensis, Parisastraea collignoni

Type specimen: Its type locality is Vrsatec Klippe, Pieniny Klippen Belt, which is in a Bajocian reef, buildup or bioherm limestone in Slovakia

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Vrsatec Klippe, Pieniny Klippen Belt

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