Goniastrea peresi Faure and Pichon 1978 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Merulinidae

Alternative combination: Favites peresi

Belongs to Goniastrea according to J.E.N. Veron 2000

See also El-Sorogy 2002

Sister taxa: Goniastrea aloysiisabaudiae, Goniastrea australensis, Goniastrea canalis, Goniastrea capitata, Goniastrea cocchii, Goniastrea confertissima, Goniastrea crassisepta, Goniastrea curasavica, Goniastrea delemontana, Goniastrea edwardsi, Goniastrea favulus, Goniastrea grandiflora, Goniastrea insignis, Goniastrea longula, Goniastrea matanomadhensis, Goniastrea muralis, Goniastrea parvistella, Goniastrea parvula, Goniastrea pectinata, Goniastrea retiformis, Goniastrea stelligera, Goniastrea tenera

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Egypt (3 collections), Saudi Arabia (1)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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