Siderastrea clarki Nomland 1916 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Siderastreidae

Full reference: J. O. Nomland. 1916. Corals from the Cretaceous and Tertiary of California and Oregon. Bulletin of the Department of Geology, University of California Publications 9(5):59-76

Belongs to Siderastrea according to J. O. Nomland 1916

Sister taxa: Siderastrea adkinsi, Siderastrea banksi, Siderastrea bertrandiana, Siderastrea columnaris, Siderastrea conferta, Siderastrea crenulata, Siderastrea dalli, Siderastrea dubiosa, Siderastrea froehlichiana, Siderastrea hillsboroensis, Siderastrea italica, Siderastrea mendenhalli, Siderastrea micrommata, Siderastrea miocenica, Siderastrea pliocenica, Siderastrea propitia, Siderastrea radians, Siderastrea savignyana, Siderastrea scotia, Siderastrea senecta, Siderastrea siderea, Siderastrea silecensis, Siderastrea splendida, Siderastrea stellata, Siderastrea tuckerae, Siderastrea vancouverensis, Siderastrea washingtonensis

Type specimen: Its type locality is UCMP 1131, Walnut Creek, which is in an Oligocene marine horizon in California

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at UCMP 1131, Walnut Creek

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