Ovalastrea pseudolorioli Morycowa and Decrouez 1993 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Latomeandridae

Full reference: E. Morycowa and D. Decrouez. 1993. Description de quelques coraux des Calcaires Urgoniens du domaine delphino-helvetique (Bornes, Haute-Savoie, France) [Description of corals from Urgonian limestones of the Delphino-Helvetic Zone (Bornes, Haute-Savoie, France)]. Revue de Paleobiologie 12(1):203-215

Belongs to Ovalastrea according to E. Morycowa and D. Decrouez 1993

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

Type specimen: Its type locality is Pointe Blanche, Massif des Bornes, Urgonian Limestone, Haute-Savoie, which is in a Barremian shallow subtidal wackestone/grainstone in France

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Pointe Blanche, Massif des Bornes, Urgonian Limestone, Haute-Savoie

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