Alternative combinations: Latiastraea whitneyi, Orbicella whitneyi
Full reference: J. W. Wells. 1932. Corals of the Trinity Group of the Comanchean of central Texas. Journal of Paleontology 6(3):225-256
See also Wells 1932
Sister taxa: Latiastraea magna, Latiastrea baumbergeri, Latiastrea bendukidzeae, Latiastrea foulassensis, Latiastrea gironensis, Latiastrea greppini, Latiastrea kaufmanni, Latiastrea magna, Latiastrea minima, Latiastrea mucronata, Latiastrea pakongensis, Latiastrea paronai, Latiastrea pjtkovi, Latiastrea valfinensis, Latiastrea variabilis
Type specimen: Its type locality is Spring Branch-Cranes Mill region, Comal County, which is in an Albian reef, buildup or bioherm limestone in the Glen Rose Formation of Texas
Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder
Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence
Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.
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