Astreopora digitata Gerth 1925 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Acroporidae

Alternative combination: Polysolenia digitata

Full reference: H. Gerth. 1925. Jungtertiäre Korallen von Nias, Java und Borneo, nebst einer Übersicht über die aus dem Känozoikum des indischen Archipels bekannten Arten. Leidsche Geologische Mededeelingen 1:22-82

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

See also Gerth 1925

Sister taxa: Astreopora annulata, Astreopora antiguensis, Astreopora auvertiaca, Astreopora compressa, Astreopora decaphylla, Astreopora densata, 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 rutteni, Astreopora sanjuanensis, Astreopora schedakena, Astreopora sphaeroidalis, Astreopora spinulosum, Astreopora stellaris, Astreopora subcylindrica, Astreopora tecta, Astreopora wallaceae, Astreopora walli

Type specimen: Its type locality is Idanogawo-Sagaeaju, Nias, which is in a Miocene/Pliocene perireef or subreef limestone in the Nias Formation of Indonesia

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Idanogawo-Sagaeaju, Nias

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