Fungiastraea conferta Milne-Edwards and Haime 1849 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Latomeandridae

Alternative combinations: Synastrea conferta, Thamnastraea conferta

Belongs to Fungiastraea according to H. Löser 1994

Sister taxa: Fungiastraea (Fungiastraeopsis), Fungiastraea arachnoides, Fungiastraea columellaris, Fungiastraea cotteaui, Fungiastraea crespoi, Fungiastraea cristata, Fungiastraea excavata, Fungiastraea excelsa, Fungiastraea gillieroni, Fungiastraea laganum, Fungiastraea moeschi, Fungiastraea muelleri, Fungiastraea oculata, Fungiastraea pseudarachnoides, Fungiastraea subtilis

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Germany (2 collections), Greece (2)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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