Morphastrea barcenai Felix 1891 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Agariciidae

Alternative combinations: Astraeofungia barcenai, Dimorpharaea barcenai, Microsolena barcenai, Thamnastraea barcenai

Belongs to Morphastrea according to R. Baron-Szabo 2009

See also Filkorn and Pantoja-Alor 2009, Löser 2006 and Pandey et al. 2007

Sister taxa: Morphastrea escharoides, Morphastrea haimei, Morphastrea laminata, Morphastrea ludovicina, Morphastrea pseudominima

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal microcarnivore-photosymbiotic

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Georgia (1 collection), Hungary (1), Iran (1), Mexico (2), United States (1: Texas)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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