Astreopora gatuncilloensis Budd et al. 1992 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Acroporidae

Full reference: A. F. Budd, T. S. Stemann, and R. H. Stewart. 1992. Eocene Caribbean Reef Corals: A Unique Fauna from the Gatuncillo Formation of Panama. Journal of Paleontology 66(4):570-594

Belongs to Astreopora according to A. F. Budd et al. 1992

Sister taxa: Astreopora annulata, Astreopora antiguensis, Astreopora auvertiaca, Astreopora compressa, Astreopora decaphylla, Astreopora densata, Astreopora digitata, Astreopora dubiosa, Astreopora duwamishensis, Astreopora ehrenbergi, Astreopora esperanzae, Astreopora expansa, Astreopora goethalsi, Astreopora gracilis, Astreopora hemisphaerica, Astreopora hexaphylla, Astreopora hochstetteri, Astreopora leightoni, Astreopora listeri, Astreopora meneghiniana, Astreopora microcalix, Astreopora minima, Astreopora moretonensis, Astreopora mostarensis, Astreopora myriophthalma, Astreopora occidentalis, Astreopora portoricensis, Astreopora profunda, Astreopora rutteni, Astreopora sanjuanensis, Astreopora schedakena, Astreopora sphaeroidalis, Astreopora spinulosum, Astreopora stellaris, Astreopora subcylindrica, Astreopora tecta, Astreopora wallaceae, Astreopora walli

Type specimen: Its type locality is Lago Alahuela, Panama, which is in a Priabonian reef, buildup or bioherm mudstone/limestone in the Gatuncillo Formation of Panama

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Lago Alahuela, Panama

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