Latiastrea gironensis Beauvais and Bernier 1981 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Latomeandridae

Alternative combinations: Latiastraea gironensis, Thalamocoenia gironensis

Full reference: L. Beauvais and P. Bernier. 1981. Nouvelles especes de madreporaires dans le Kimmeridgien Superieur du Jura (France) [New Upper Kimmeridgian scleractinian corals from the French Jura]. Geobios 14(2):173-189

Belongs to Latiastrea according to W. Kiessling 2008

See also Beauvais and Bernier 1981

Sister taxa: Latiastraea magna, Latiastrea baumbergeri, Latiastrea bendukidzeae, Latiastrea foulassensis, 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 Giron, Ain, Rhone-Alpes, which is in a Kimmeridgian reef, buildup or bioherm limestone in the Calcaires construits de Molinges Formation of France

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Giron, Ain, Rhone-Alpes

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