Astreopora rutteni Gerth 1923 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Acroporidae

Alternative combination: Polysolenia rutteni

Full reference: H. Gerth. 1923. Die Anthozoenfauna des JungtertiÃĪrs von Borneo [Anthozoa from the Upper Tertiary of Borneo]. Sammlungen des Geologischen Reichsmuseums in Leiden, serie 1 10:37-136

Belongs to Astreopora according to J. Leloux and W. Renema 2007

See also Gerth 1923

Sister taxa: Astreopora annulata, Astreopora antiguensis, Astreopora auvertiaca, Astreopora compressa, Astreopora decaphylla, Astreopora densata, Astreopora digitata, Astreopora dubiosa, Astreopora duwamishensis, Astreopora ehrenbergi, Astreopora esperanzae, Astreopora expansa, Astreopora gatuncilloensis, Astreopora goethalsi, Astreopora gracilis, Astreopora hemisphaerica, Astreopora hexaphylla, Astreopora hochstetteri, Astreopora leightoni, Astreopora listeri, Astreopora meneghiniana, Astreopora microcalix, Astreopora minima, Astreopora moretonensis, Astreopora mostarensis, Astreopora myriophthalma, Astreopora occidentalis, Astreopora portoricensis, Astreopora profunda, Astreopora sanjuanensis, Astreopora schedakena, Astreopora sphaeroidalis, Astreopora spinulosum, Astreopora stellaris, Astreopora subcylindrica, Astreopora tecta, Astreopora wallaceae, Astreopora walli

Type specimen: Its type locality is River Gelingseh, Borneo, which is in a Miocene marine horizon in the Gelingseh Formation of Indonesia

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Miocene of Indonesia (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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