Acanthastrea hillae Wells 1955 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Mussidae

Belongs to Acanthastrea according to Wells 1955

Sister taxa: Acanthastrea crenulata, Acanthastrea dausi, Acanthastrea echinata, Acanthastrea hemprichii, Acanthastrea horrida, Acanthastrea lordhowensis, Acanthastrea polygonalis, Acanthastrea termofurae

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Indonesia (1 collection), Japan (1), Pakistan (1)

• Pliocene of Papua New Guinea (1)

• Miocene of Fiji (2), Iran (1)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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