Coelastrea aspera Verrill 1866 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Merulinidae

Alternative combination: Goniastrea aspera

Synonym: Goniastrea incrustans Duncan 1889

Belongs to Coelastrea according to D. Huang et al. 2014

See also Inskipp et al. 2005 and Kiessling et al. 2011

Sister taxon: Coelastrea tenuis

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (1 collection), Egypt (1), Japan (2), Pakistan (3), Papua New Guinea (6), Sudan (1)

Total: 14 collections each including a single occurrence

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