Astrocoenia nathani Kühn 1965 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Astrocoeniidae

Alternative combination: Actinastrea nathani

Full reference: O. Kühn. 1965. Korallen und Bryozoen aus der bayerischen Molasse [Corals and Bryozoa from the Bavarian Molasse]. Mitteilungen der Bayerischen Staatssammlung für Paläontologie und historische Geologie 5:29-68

Belongs to Astrocoenia according to W. Kiessling 2014

See also Kühn 1965

Sister taxa: Astrocoenia aegyptiaca, Astrocoenia aspera, Astrocoenia barranquinensis, Astrocoenia bistellata, Astrocoenia blanfordi, Astrocoenia budaensis, Astrocoenia calixtoensis, Astrocoenia dachiardii, Astrocoenia decaturensis, Astrocoenia dickersoni, Astrocoenia dixae, Astrocoenia excavata, Astrocoenia expansa, Astrocoenia gerthi, Astrocoenia gibbosa, Astrocoenia gregoryi, Astrocoenia guantanamensis, Astrocoenia hexactis, Astrocoenia idahoensis, Astrocoenia immersa, Astrocoenia incrustans, Astrocoenia jamaicaensis, Astrocoenia japonica, Astrocoenia jukesbrownei, Astrocoenia laminosa, Astrocoenia lobatorotundata, Astrocoenia meinzeri, Astrocoenia miocenica, Astrocoenia multigranosa, Astrocoenia nana, Astrocoenia newtoni, Astrocoenia nidiformis, Astrocoenia nuevitasensis, Astrocoenia numisma, Astrocoenia oppelii, Astrocoenia palmata, Astrocoenia peruviana, Astrocoenia portoricensis, Astrocoenia rariseptata, Astrocoenia reussiana, Astrocoenia scyphoidea, Astrocoenia simplex, Astrocoenia somalica, Astrocoenia spongilla, Astrocoenia subreticulata, Astrocoenia tuberosa, Astrocoenia zitteli

Type specimen: Its type locality is Holzbach, which is in a Langhian/Serravallian marine marl/sandstone in Germany

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Holzbach

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