Astraeofungia Alloiteau 1952 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Latomeandridae

Parent taxon: Latomeandridae according to H. Löser and S. Ferry 2006

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Aggomorphastraea, Brachyseris, Collignonastraea, Comophyllia, Digitosmilia, Dimorphastrea, Ellipsocoenia, Fungiastraea, Latiastrea, Latomeandra, Loboseris, Microphyllia, Microphylliopsis, Mixastraea, Ovalastrea, Periseris, Thamnoseris, Trochoplegmopsis, Valliculastraea, Vallimeandra

Subtaxa: Astraeofungia decipiens Astraeofungia mombassana Astraeofungia soaravikelyensis

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Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Austria (2 collections), Bulgaria (1), the Czech Republic (1), France (3), Jordan (1), Mexico (3), Spain (1), Turkey (1)

• Jurassic of Madagascar (1)

Total: 14 collections each including a single occurrence

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