Heliastrea grandis Chevalier 1961 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Heliastraeidae

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 Heliastrea according to J. P. Chevalier 1961

Sister taxa: Heliastraea defrancei, Heliastraea hilarionensis, Heliastrea (Athecastraea), Heliastrea autignacensis, Heliastrea boueana, Heliastrea carnegiei, Heliastrea deformis, Heliastrea defrancei, Heliastrea delicata, Heliastrea farquharsoni, Heliastrea irregularis, Heliastrea laticosta, Heliastrea lusitaniae, Heliastrea mellahica, Heliastrea nerthensis, Heliastrea oligophylla, Heliastrea parva, Heliastrea pelouaensis, Heliastrea saubriguensis, Heliastrea saucatsensis, Heliastrea solenastroides, Heliastrea taurinensis, Heliastrea virga

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Miocene of Cyprus (1 collection), France (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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