Parasimplastrea Sheppard 1985 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Faviidae

Parent taxon: Faviidae according to J.E.N. Veron 2000

Sister taxa: Agathiphylliinae, Amphimeandra, Anisocoenia, Antiguastrea, Antillophyllia, Aquitanastraea, Barabattoia, Cladocora, Colpophyllia, Columellogyra, Dactylosmilia, Defrancia, Dictuophyllia, Dictyoastraea, Diploria, Edwardsastraea, Eohydnophora, Eugyra, Favia, Faviinae, Felixigyra, Grandifavia, Hadrophyllia, Haldonia, Kobyphyllia, Ksiazkiewiczia, Leptastrea, Liptodendron, Manicina, Montastreinae, Monticulastraea, Moseleya, Myriophyllia, Oulastrea, Phacellocoenia, Plavecia, Plesiastrea, Pseudisastraea, Pseudomyriophyllia, Sakalavastraea, Solenastrea, Stephanaxocoenia, Tarbellastraea, Thysanus

Subtaxa: Parasimplastrea simplicitexta

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Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-microcarnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Indonesia (1 collection)

• Pliocene of Indonesia (4), Papua New Guinea (1)

• Miocene to Pleistocene of Indonesia (1)

• Miocene of Indonesia (1)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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