Astrangia manthelanensis Chevalier 1961 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Rhizangiidae

Full reference: J. P. Chevalier. 1961. Recherches sur les Madreporaires et les formations recifales Miocenes de la Mediterranee occidentale [Miocene corals and reefs from the western Mediterranean]. Memoires de la Societe geologique de France 93:1-562

Belongs to Astrangia according to Chevalier 1961

Sister taxa: Astrangia (Coenangia), Astrangia boreas, Astrangia calhounensis, Astrangia clarki, Astrangia coalingensis, Astrangia cretacea, Astrangia danae, Astrangia expansa, Astrangia floridana, Astrangia grandis, Astrangia harrisi, Astrangia insignifica, Astrangia leonensis, Astrangia lineatus, Astrangia ludoviciana, Astrangia persica, Astrangia talquinensis, Astrangia vasconiensis, Astrangia wilcoxensis

Type specimen: Its type locality is Manthelan, Loire Basin, Indre-et-Loire, which is in a Miocene shallow subtidal sandstone/limestone in France

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal suspension feeder


• Miocene of France (8 collections)

• Oligocene of France (2)

Total: 10 collections each including a single occurrence

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