Astreopora wallaceae Bromfield 2013 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Acroporidae

Full reference: K. Bromfield. 2013. Neogene Corals from the Indo-Pacific: Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, and Fiji. Bulletins of American Paleontology 387

Belongs to Astreopora according to K. Bromfield 2013

Sister taxa: Astreopora annulata, Astreopora antiguensis, Astreopora auvertiaca, Astreopora compressa, Astreopora decaphylla, Astreopora densata, Astreopora digitata, Astreopora dubiosa, Astreopora duwamishensis, Astreopora ehrenbergi, Astreopora esperanzae, Astreopora expansa, Astreopora gatuncilloensis, Astreopora goethalsi, Astreopora gracilis, Astreopora hemisphaerica, Astreopora hexaphylla, Astreopora hochstetteri, Astreopora leightoni, Astreopora listeri, Astreopora meneghiniana, Astreopora microcalix, Astreopora minima, Astreopora moretonensis, Astreopora mostarensis, Astreopora myriophthalma, Astreopora occidentalis, Astreopora portoricensis, Astreopora profunda, Astreopora rutteni, Astreopora sanjuanensis, Astreopora schedakena, Astreopora sphaeroidalis, Astreopora spinulosum, Astreopora stellaris, Astreopora subcylindrica, Astreopora tecta, Astreopora walli

Type specimen: Its type locality is Ramandu PNG2.1, New Britain, which is in a Langhian reef, buildup or bioherm reef rocks/packstone in the Yalam Formation of Papua New Guinea

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Ramandu PNG2.1, New Britain

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