Latiastrea bendukidzeae Lebanidze 1991 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Latomeandridae

Alternative combination: Latiastraea bendukidzeae

Full reference: Z. M. Lebanidze. 1991. Pozdneyurskiye korally Zapadnoy Gruzii (Abkhaziya) [Upper Jurassic corals of western Georgia (Abkhaziya)]. Trudy Akademiya Nauk Gruzii, Geologicheskiy Institut Imeni A. I. Dzanelidze 105:1-64

Belongs to Latiastrea according to W. Kiessling 2014

See also Lebanidze 1991

Sister taxa: Latiastraea magna, Latiastrea baumbergeri, Latiastrea foulassensis, Latiastrea gironensis, Latiastrea greppini, Latiastrea kaufmanni, Latiastrea magna, Latiastrea minima, Latiastrea mucronata, Latiastrea pakongensis, Latiastrea paronai, Latiastrea pjtkovi, Latiastrea valfinensis, Latiastrea variabilis, Latiastrea whitneyi

Type specimen: Its type locality is Tepebashe Mountains, Abkhaziya, which is in an Oxfordian/Kimmeridgian perireef or subreef limestone in Georgia

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Tepebashe Mountains, Abkhaziya

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