Coscinaraea columna Dana 1846 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Siderastreidae

Alternative combination: Psammocora columna

Belongs to Coscinaraea according to Hoffmeister 1925

Sister taxa: Coscinaraea colei, Coscinaraea exesa, Coscinaraea monile, Coscinaraea panamensis

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (1 collection), Egypt (2), Japan (3), New Zealand (9), Pitcairn (1)

• Pliocene of Indonesia (1), Papua New Guinea (1)

Total: 18 collections each including a single occurrence

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