Diploastrea diversiformis Michelin 1842 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Diploastraeidae

Alternative combinations: Astrea diversiformis, Thegioastraea diversiformis

Belongs to Diploastrea according to W. Kiessling 2014

See also Chevalier 1961

Sister taxa: Diploastraea crassicostata, Diploastrea aequalicostata, Diploastrea aequalis, Diploastrea alternicosta, Diploastrea applanata, Diploastrea bacata, Diploastrea burdigalensis, Diploastrea coronata, Diploastrea costata, Diploastrea crassicostata, Diploastrea crassolamellata, Diploastrea harrisi, Diploastrea heliopora, Diploastrea hilli, Diploastrea incerta, Diploastrea italica, Diploastrea magnifica, Diploastrea miocenica, Diploastrea multisepta, Diploastrea reussii, Diploastrea roasendai, Diploastrea rosacea, Diploastrea speciosa, Diploastrea superficialis, Diploastrea taurinensis, Diploastrea variabilis, Diploastrea vaughani

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal microcarnivore-photosymbiotic

Distribution:

• Miocene of France (8 collections), Italy (1), Spain (1)

Total: 10 collections each including a single occurrence

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