Platygyra pini Chevalier 1975 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Merulinidae

Belongs to Platygyra according to Chevalier 1975

Sister taxa: Platygyra acuta, Platygyra colombiana, Platygyra contorta, Platygyra crosslandi, Platygyra daedalea, Platygyra euaensis, Platygyra lamellina, Platygyra mareensis, Platygyra naroetensis, Platygyra renemai, Platygyra ryukyuensis, Platygyra sinensis, Platygyra singularis, Platygyra stricta

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Guam (2 collections), India (1), Indonesia (1), Japan (6), Mauritius (1), Pakistan (3), Papua New Guinea (10), Vanuatu (2)

• Pliocene of Papua New Guinea (1)

Total: 27 collections each including a single occurrence

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