Siderastrea washingtonensis Durham 1942 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Siderastreidae

Full reference: J. W. Durham. 1942. Eocene and Oligocene coral faunas of Washington. Journal of Paleontology 16(1):84-104

Belongs to Siderastrea according to J. W. Durham 1942

Sister taxa: Siderastrea adkinsi, Siderastrea banksi, Siderastrea bertrandiana, Siderastrea clarki, Siderastrea columnaris, Siderastrea conferta, Siderastrea crenulata, Siderastrea dalli, Siderastrea dubiosa, Siderastrea froehlichiana, Siderastrea hillsboroensis, Siderastrea italica, Siderastrea mendenhalli, Siderastrea micrommata, Siderastrea miocenica, Siderastrea pliocenica, Siderastrea propitia, Siderastrea radians, Siderastrea savignyana, Siderastrea scotia, Siderastrea senecta, Siderastrea siderea, Siderastrea silecensis, Siderastrea splendida, Siderastrea stellata, Siderastrea tuckerae, Siderastrea vancouverensis

Type specimen: Its type locality is A-1807 Beans Point, Bainbridge Island, which is in a Chattian marine conglomerate in the Blakeley Formation of Washington

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at A-1807 Beans Point, Bainbridge Island

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