Preverastraea Beauvais 1976 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Aulastraeoporidae

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

Sister taxa: Apoplacophyllia, Aulastraeopora, Oedalmiopsis

Subtaxa: Preverastraea chelussi Preverastraea coatlicuae Preverastraea comalensis Preverastraea diplothecata Preverastraea felixi Preverastraea infundibuliformis Preverastraea isseli Preverastraea marinosi Preverastraea multistella Preverastraea paronai Preverastraea robusta Preverastraea roveretoi Preverastraea tocae

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Type: Aulastraeopora chelussi

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal microcarnivore-photosymbiotic

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of China (1 collection), Germany (1), Greece (3), Mexico (5), Tanzania (1), United States (1: Texas)

Total: 12 collections including 21 occurrences

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