Heliastrea lusitaniae Chevalier 1964 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Heliastraeidae

Full reference: J. P. Chevalier. 1964. Contribution a l'etude des madreporaires neogenes du Portugal et des Acores [Contribution to the study of Neogene corals from Portugal and the Azores]. Comunicacoes dos Servicos Geologicos de Portugal 48:109-140

Belongs to Heliastrea according to J. P. Chevalier 1964

Sister taxa: Heliastraea defrancei, Heliastraea hilarionensis, Heliastrea (Athecastraea), Heliastrea autignacensis, Heliastrea boueana, Heliastrea carnegiei, Heliastrea deformis, Heliastrea defrancei, Heliastrea delicata, Heliastrea farquharsoni, Heliastrea grandis, Heliastrea irregularis, Heliastrea laticosta, Heliastrea mellahica, Heliastrea nerthensis, Heliastrea oligophylla, Heliastrea parva, Heliastrea pelouaensis, Heliastrea saubriguensis, Heliastrea saucatsensis, Heliastrea solenastroides, Heliastrea taurinensis, Heliastrea virga

Type specimen: Its type locality is Lisboa, which is in a Serravallian marine horizon in Portugal

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Lisboa

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