Stelidioseris major Morycowa 1971 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Actinastreidae

Alternative combination: Actinastrea major

Belongs to Stelidioseris according to H. Löser 2012

See also Morycowa and Marcopoulou-Diacantoni 2002

Sister taxa: Stelidioseris bellensis, Stelidioseris decaphylla, Stelidioseris gibbosa, Stelidioseris hourqi, Stelidioseris japonica, Stelidioseris kunthi, Stelidioseris minima, Stelidioseris pattoni, Stelidioseris retifera, Stelidioseris tendagurensis, Stelidioseris tourtiensis, Stelidioseris whitneyi

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Bulgaria (1 collection), Greece (1), Switzerland (1)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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