Preverastraea infundibuliformis Wells 1932 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Aulastraeoporidae

Alternative combination: Connectastrea infundibuliformis

Full reference: J. W. Wells. 1932. Corals of the Trinity Group of the Comanchean of central Texas. Journal of Paleontology 6(3):225-256

Belongs to Preverastraea according to H. Loeser et al. 2018

See also Wells 1932

Sister taxa: Preverastraea chelussi, Preverastraea coatlicuae, Preverastraea comalensis, Preverastraea diplothecata, Preverastraea felixi, Preverastraea isseli, Preverastraea marinosi, Preverastraea multistella, Preverastraea paronai, Preverastraea robusta, Preverastraea roveretoi, Preverastraea tocae

Type specimen: Its type locality is Suttler road, which is in an Albian shallow subtidal limestone in the Glen Rose Formation of Texas

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal microcarnivore-photosymbiotic

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Greece (1 collection), United States (1: Texas)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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