Plesiastrea moravica Trauth 1911 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Faviidae

Alternative combinations: Orbicella moravica, Plesiastraeopsis moravica

Synonym: Stylina vaughani Reyeros-Navarro 1963

Belongs to Plesiastrea according to R. Baron-Szabo 2009

See also Eliasova 1989 and Reyeros-Navarro 1963

Sister taxa: Plesiastrea costata, Plesiastrea fungiformis, Plesiastrea grayi, Plesiastrea incerta, Plesiastrea microcalyx, Plesiastrea sulcatilamellosa, Plesiastrea versipora

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-microcarnivore

Distribution: found only at Klokocov, Pribor area, patch reefs, Zdanice-Subsilesian Unit (Cretaceous of Czech Republic)

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