Latiastrea pakongensis Liao and Xia 1985 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Latomeandridae

Alternative combination: Latiastraea pakongensis

Full reference: W. Liao and J. Xia. 1985. Upper Jurassic and Lower Cretaceous Scleractinia from Bangoin District of northern Xizang (Tibet). Memoirs of Nanjing Institute of Geology and Palaeontology 21:119-164

Belongs to Latiastrea according to W. Kiessling 2014

See also Liao and Xia 1985

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

Type specimen: Its type locality is Baingoin region, which is in an Oxfordian/Kimmeridgian platform/shelf-margin reef limestone in the Pakong Formation of China

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Baingoin region

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