Parastrea Milne-Edwards and Haime 1849 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Merulinidae

Parent taxon: Merulinidae according to R. C. Baron-Szabo 2017

Sister taxa: Astrea, Australogyra, Boninastrea, Coelastrea, Cyphastrea, Dipsastraea, Echinopora, Erythrastrea, Favites, Goniastrea, Hydnophora, Leptoria, Merulina, Mycedium, Orbicella, Oulophyllia, Paraclavarina, Paraleptoria, Paramontastraea, Pectinia, Platygyra, Scapophyllia, Trachyphyllia

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Parastrea in the database

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