Acanthastrea hemprichii Ehrenberg 1834 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Mussidae

Alternative combinations: Astrea hemprichii, Favia hemprichii

Belongs to Acanthastrea according to Vaughan 1918

Sister taxa: Acanthastrea crenulata, Acanthastrea dausi, Acanthastrea echinata, Acanthastrea hillae, Acanthastrea horrida, Acanthastrea lordhowensis, Acanthastrea polygonalis, Acanthastrea termofurae

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Indonesia (1 collection), Japan (3)

• Pliocene of Japan (1)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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