Pseudosiderastrea Yabe and Sugiyama 1935 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Siderastreidae

Alternative spelling: Pseudosiderastraea

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

See also Sepkoski 2002 and Wells 1956

Sister taxa: Anomastraea, Coscinaraea, Eosiderastrea, Hindeastraea, Horastrea, Koilomorpha, Maeandroseris, Palaeosiderofungia, Pironastrea, Psammocora, Siderastrea, Siderastreites, Siderofungia, Sideroseris, Siderosmilia, Stephanomorpha, Synhelia

Subtaxa: Pseudosiderastrea tayamai Pseudosiderastrea tayami

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Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of India (1 collection), Indonesia (2), Malaysia (1)

• Pliocene of Papua New Guinea (1)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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