Alveopora somaliensis Azzaroli 1958 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Poritidae

Full reference: A. Azzaroli. 1958. L'Oligocene e il Miocene della Somalia. Stratigrafia, Tettonica, Paleontologia (Macroforaminferi, Coralli, Molluschi). Palaeontolographia Italica 52:1-142

Belongs to Alveopora according to A. Azzaroli 1958

Sister taxa: Alveopora allingi, Alveopora atarensis, Alveopora chiapanecae, Alveopora daedalea, Alveopora daxensis, Alveopora deningeri, Alveopora fenestrata, Alveopora japonica, Alveopora jessicae, Alveopora micropora, Alveopora oliveri, Alveopora polyacantha, Alveopora rudis, Alveopora spongiosa, Alveopora tampae, Alveopora verrilliana

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Miocene of Somalia (3 collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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