Collignonastraea Alloiteau 1958 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Latomeandridae

Full reference: J. Alloiteau. 1958. Monographie des madreporaires fossiles de Madagascar [Monograph of fossil corals from Madagascar]. Annales Geologiques de Madagascar 25:1-218

Parent taxon: Latomeandridae according to D. K. Pandey and F. T. F├╝rsich 2003

See also Baron-Szabo 2002, Sepkoski 2002 and Turnsek 1997

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

Subtaxa: Collignonastraea grossouvrei Collignonastraea jumarensis Collignonastraea meandra Collignonastraea negusi Collignonastraea salinensis

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Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Bulgaria (1 collection)

• Jurassic of Argentina (1), China (1), Ethiopia (1), France (2), India (3), Iran (5), Jordan (1), Madagascar (2), Saudi Arabia (2), Slovenia (2), Switzerland (1), the United Kingdom (1)

Total: 23 collections including 28 occurrences

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