Dipsastraea pallida Dana 1846 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Merulinidae

Alternative combinations: Astrea pallida, Favia pallida

Synonyms: Favia amplior Edwards and Haime 1850, Favia doreyensis Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850, Favia hululensis Gardiner 1904, Parastrea doreyensis Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850

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

See also Inskipp et al. 2005, Sheppard 1987, Veron et al. 1977 and Yabe et al. 1936

Sister taxa: Dipsastraea amicorum, Dipsastraea favus, Dipsastraea helianthoides, Dipsastraea lacuna, Dipsastraea laxa, Dipsastraea lizardensis, Dipsastraea matthaii, Dipsastraea maxima, Dipsastraea rotumana, Dipsastraea speciosa, Dipsastraea veroni

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (4 collections), Djibouti (2), Egypt (5), Guam (1), India (1), Indonesia (4), Japan (23), New Caledonia (8), Pakistan (3), Papua New Guinea (15), the Philippines (1), Saudi Arabia (6), Sudan (1), Taiwan (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Indonesia (2), Saudi Arabia (1)

• Pliocene of Indonesia (7), Japan (1), Papua New Guinea (1)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Indonesia (1)

• Miocene of Indonesia (1), Iran (1)

• Tertiary of Indonesia (1)

Total: 91 collections including 92 occurrences

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