Palaeoplesiastraea turonensis Michelin 1847 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Columastreidae

Alternative combinations: Astrea turonensis, Solenastrea turonensis

Belongs to Palaeoplesiastraea according to J. P. Chevalier 1961

Sister taxa: Palaeoplesiastraea batteriae, Palaeoplesiastraea columnaeformis, Palaeoplesiastraea corrugata, Palaeoplesiastraea inaequalis

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder


• Miocene of Egypt (1 collection), France (1), Iran (1), Morocco (3), Portugal (1)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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