Amphiastrea basaltiformis Etallon 1859 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Amphiastreidae

Alternative combination: Amphiastraea basaltiformis

Belongs to Amphiastraea according to Koby 1888

See also Geyer 1955 and Pandey and F├╝rsich 2003

Sister taxa: Amphiastrea aethiopica, Amphiastrea cylindrica, Amphiastrea fallax, Amphiastrea gibberosa, Amphiastrea gracilis, Amphiastrea kamoensis, Amphiastrea monosepta, Amphiastrea paronai, Amphiastrea piriformis, Amphiastrea yabei, Connectastrea infundibuliformis, Connectastrea grandiflora

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-microcarnivore


• Cretaceous of Poland (2 collections), Spain (1)

• Jurassic to Cretaceous of Poland (1)

• Jurassic of the Czech Republic (4), Ethiopia (1), France (1), Italy (1), Portugal (2), the Russian Federation (1), Slovenia (2)

Total: 16 collections each including a single occurrence

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