Ovalastrea michelini Milne-Edwards and Haime 1851 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Latomeandridae

Alternative combinations: Favia michelini, Parastrea michelini

Belongs to Ovalastrea according to Geyer 1954

Sister taxa: Ovalastraea cesaredensis, Ovalastraea heckeri, Ovalastrea bihinensis, Ovalastrea caryophylloides, Ovalastrea collignoni, Ovalastrea crassa, Ovalastrea cretacea, Ovalastrea dubia, Ovalastrea fredericksburgensis, Ovalastrea lobata, Ovalastrea pecosensis, Ovalastrea plicata, Ovalastrea polygonalis, Ovalastrea proeminens, Ovalastrea pseudolorioli, Ovalastrea recki, Ovalastrea regularis, Ovalastrea tenuistriata, Ovalastrea urgonica

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Jurassic of Ethiopia (3 collections), France (2), Georgia (1), Germany (2), Portugal (3), Saudi Arabia (2), Spain (1), Ukraine (1), Uzbekistan (2)

Total: 17 collections each including a single occurrence

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