Plesiastrea microcalyx Felix 1884 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Faviidae

Alternative combinations: Heliastrea microcalyx, Orbicella microcalyx

Belongs to Plesiastrea according to M. Gameil 2003

See also Kühn 1926

Sister taxa: Plesiastrea costata, Plesiastrea fungiformis, Plesiastrea grayi, Plesiastrea incerta, Plesiastrea moravica, Plesiastrea sulcatilamellosa, Plesiastrea versipora

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-microcarnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Egypt (1 collection), Turkey (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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