Astrocoenia japonica Eguchi 1951 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Astrocoeniidae

Full reference: M. Eguchi. 1951. Mesozoic hexacorals from Japan. The Science Reports of the Tohoku University, Geology 24:1-96

Belongs to Astrocoenia according to M. Eguchi 1951

Sister taxa: Astrocoenia aegyptiaca, Astrocoenia aspera, Astrocoenia barranquinensis, Astrocoenia bistellata, Astrocoenia blanfordi, Astrocoenia budaensis, Astrocoenia calixtoensis, Astrocoenia dachiardii, Astrocoenia decaturensis, Astrocoenia dickersoni, Astrocoenia dixae, Astrocoenia excavata, Astrocoenia expansa, Astrocoenia gerthi, Astrocoenia gibbosa, Astrocoenia gregoryi, Astrocoenia guantanamensis, Astrocoenia hexactis, Astrocoenia idahoensis, Astrocoenia immersa, Astrocoenia incrustans, Astrocoenia jamaicaensis, Astrocoenia jukesbrownei, Astrocoenia laminosa, Astrocoenia lobatorotundata, Astrocoenia meinzeri, Astrocoenia miocenica, Astrocoenia multigranosa, Astrocoenia nana, Astrocoenia nathani, Astrocoenia newtoni, Astrocoenia nidiformis, Astrocoenia nuevitasensis, Astrocoenia numisma, Astrocoenia oppelii, Astrocoenia palmata, Astrocoenia peruviana, Astrocoenia portoricensis, Astrocoenia rariseptata, Astrocoenia reussiana, Astrocoenia scyphoidea, Astrocoenia simplex, Astrocoenia somalica, Astrocoenia spongilla, Astrocoenia subreticulata, Astrocoenia tuberosa, Astrocoenia zitteli

Type specimen: Its type locality is Hideshima, Sakiyama-mura, Moshi Sandstone, which is in an Aptian perireef or subreef sandstone in the Moshi Sandstone Formation of Japan

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Astrocoenia japonica in the database

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