Stelidioseris retifera Stoliczka 1873 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Actinastreidae

Alternative combinations: Actinastrea retifera, Astrocoenia retifera

Belongs to Stelidioseris according to H. Löser 2012

See also Löser 2008

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

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Chile (1 collection), China (1), Tanzania (1), Uzbekistan (1)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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