Astreopora Blainville 1830 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Acroporidae

Alternative spelling: Astraeopora

Synonyms: Araeacis Haime and Milne-Edwards 1857 [objective synonym], Palastreopora, Polysolenia Reuss 1867

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

See also Baron-Szabo 2002, Kosnik 2002, Leloux and Renema 2007, Ritter v. Reuss 1872, Sepkoski 2002 and Wells 1956

Sister taxa: Acropora, Anacropora, Bacarella, Dendracis, Diplocoenia, Etallonasteria, Gravieropsammia, Isopora, Montipora, Palaestraeopora, Parastraeopora, Paretallonia

Subtaxa: Astreopora annulata Astreopora antiguensis Astreopora auvertiaca Astreopora compressa Astreopora decaphylla Astreopora densata Astreopora digitata Astreopora dubiosa Astreopora duwamishensis Astreopora ehrenbergi Astreopora esperanzae Astreopora expansa Astreopora gatuncilloensis Astreopora goethalsi Astreopora gracilis Astreopora hemisphaerica Astreopora hexaphylla Astreopora hochstetteri Astreopora leightoni Astreopora listeri Astreopora meneghiniana Astreopora microcalix Astreopora minima Astreopora mostarensis Astreopora myriophthalma Astreopora occidentalis Astreopora portoricensis Astreopora profunda Astreopora rutteni Astreopora sanjuanensis Astreopora schedakena Astreopora sphaeroidalis Astreopora spinulosum Astreopora stellaris Astreopora subcylindrica Astreopora tecta Astreopora wallaceae Astreopora walli

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Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (4 collections), Egypt (3), Eritrea (1), French Polynesia (1), Guam (1), Israel (1), Japan (8), Kenya (4), Pakistan (3), Papua New Guinea (3), Pitcairn (2), Saudi Arabia (1), Vanuatu (2)

• Pliocene of Indonesia (5), Japan (1), Papua New Guinea (1)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Indonesia (2)

• Miocene of Colombia (3), Fiji (1), France (5), Grenada (1), Indonesia (6), Iran (4), Jamaica (1), Malaysia (1), New Zealand (1), Northern Mariana Islands (1), Pakistan (1), Panama (4), Papua New Guinea (3), Romania (1), Somalia (2), Venezuela (1)

• Oligocene of Antigua and Barbuda (1), the Dominican Republic (1), France (2), Greece (4), Haiti (1), Iran (1), Italy (35), Jamaica (1), Libya (2), Panama (1), Puerto Rico (4), Slovenia (4), Spain (1), United States (2: Georgia, Oregon), Venezuela (1)

• Eocene to Oligocene of Greece (1)

• Eocene to Miocene of the Marshall Islands (1)

• Eocene of Croatia (5), the Czech Republic (2), France (3), Germany (2), Haiti (1), Hungary (6), Italy (4), Jamaica (1), Mexico (3), Panama (2), Slovenia (2), Spain (5), Ukraine (1), United States (2: Washington)

• Paleocene of India (1), Slovenia (3), Spain (1)

• Cretaceous of Chile (1), Jamaica (2), Ukraine (1), United States (1: Texas)

Total: 191 collections including 234 occurrences

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