Stephanastrea ramulifera Etallon 1864 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Actinastreidae

Alternative combinations: Actinastrea ramulifera, Stephanocoenia ramulifera

Belongs to Stephanastrea according to S. M. Morsch 1996

See also Geyer 1955, Prinz 1991 and Zuffardi-Comerci 1959

Sister taxa: Stephanastrea jurassica, Stephanastrea montuosa, Stephanastrea simonneliana, Stephanastrea zangbeiensis

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Jurassic of Argentina (1 collection), Chile (2), China (1), the Czech Republic (1), Ethiopia (1), Germany (3), Portugal (14), Spain (3)

Total: 26 collections each including a single occurrence

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