Dipsastraea rotumana Gardiner 1899 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Merulinidae

Alternative combinations: Astrea rotumana, Favia rotumana

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

See also Yabe et al. 1936

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

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Egypt (1 collection), Pitcairn (2), Sudan (1)

• Pliocene of Indonesia (2)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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