Siderastrea banksi Weisbord 1973 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Siderastreidae

Full reference: N. E. Weisbord. 1973. New and little-known corals from the Tampa Formation of Florida. Bulletin State of Florida Department of Natural Resources Division of Interior Resources Bureau of Geology 56:1-146

Belongs to Siderastrea according to N. E. Weisbord 1973

Sister taxa: Siderastrea adkinsi, Siderastrea bertrandiana, Siderastrea clarki, 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 Sixmile Creek, Tampa [Tampa Limestone], which is in a Chattian/Aquitanian shallow subtidal limestone in the Arcadia Formation of Florida

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Sixmile Creek, Tampa [Tampa Limestone]

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