Preverastraea comalensis Wells 1932 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Aulastraeoporidae

Alternative combination: Orbicella comalensis

Belongs to Preverastraea according to R. Baron-Szabo 2009

Sister taxa: Preverastraea chelussi, Preverastraea coatlicuae, Preverastraea diplothecata, Preverastraea felixi, Preverastraea infundibuliformis, Preverastraea isseli, Preverastraea marinosi, Preverastraea multistella, Preverastraea paronai, Preverastraea robusta, Preverastraea roveretoi, Preverastraea tocae

Type specimen: Its type locality is Spring Branch-Cranes Mill region, Comal County, which is in an Albian reef, buildup or bioherm limestone in the Glen Rose Formation of Texas

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal microcarnivore-photosymbiotic

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Preverastraea comalensis in the database

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