Ovalastrea crassa Koby 1884 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Latomeandridae

Alternative combination: Baryphyllia crassa

Belongs to Ovalastrea according to Beauvais 1964

Sister taxa: Ovalastraea cesaredensis, Ovalastraea heckeri, Ovalastrea bihinensis, Ovalastrea caryophylloides, Ovalastrea collignoni, Ovalastrea cretacea, Ovalastrea dubia, Ovalastrea fredericksburgensis, Ovalastrea lobata, Ovalastrea michelini, Ovalastrea pecosensis, Ovalastrea plicata, Ovalastrea polygonalis, Ovalastrea proeminens, Ovalastrea pseudolorioli, Ovalastrea recki, Ovalastrea regularis, Ovalastrea tenuistriata, Ovalastrea urgonica

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Jurassic of France (3 collections), Greece (1), Spain (1)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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