Complexastrea d'Orbigny 1850 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae

Alternative spelling: Complexastraea

Synonym: Complexastraeopsis Sikharulidze 1985

Parent taxon: Montlivaltiidae according to R. C. Baron-Szabo 2002

See also Baron-Szabo 2016, Errenst 1990, Sepkoski 2002 and Sikharulidze 1985

Sister taxa: Brevimaeandra, Ceratothecia, Clausastrea, Coenotheca, Complexastraeopsis, Confusastrea, Cyathophyllia, Cyathophylliopsis, Dimorphocoenia, Elasmophyllia, Ellipsosmilia, Goldfussastraea, Goldfussastrea, Isastrea, Mapucheastrea, Margarastreopsis, Montlivaltiinae, Nerthastraea, Neuquinosmilia, Paraclausastraea, Paraphyllogyra, Peplosmilia, Placosmilia, Placosmiliinae, Puschastraea, Rhabdophyllia, Thecomeandra, Thecosmilia, Trochophyllia, Trochosmilia

Subtaxa: Complexastraea sobkoviensis Complexastrea burgundiae Complexastrea carpathica Complexastrea conybearei Complexastrea coronata Complexastrea cotteaui Complexastrea dabroviensis Complexastrea dobroljubovae Complexastrea hemisphaerica Complexastrea kachensis Complexastrea kobyi Complexastrea magna Complexastrea major Complexastrea multisepta Complexastrea ngariensis Complexastrea seriata Complexastrea thevenini Complexastrea zolleriana

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Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Austria (4 collections), Bulgaria (2), China (2), Georgia (1), Germany (1), Greece (1), Iran (1), Jamaica (1), Spain (7)

• Jurassic of Azerbaijan (1), Chile (2), China (1), the Czech Republic (1), France (17), Georgia (1), Germany (2), India (1), Iran (3), Morocco (1), Poland (10), the Russian Federation (2), Serbia and Montenegro (1), Slovakia (1), Slovenia (3), Spain (1), Switzerland (2)

Total: 70 collections including 88 occurrences

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