Dimorphastrea d'Orbigny 1850 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Latomeandridae

Alternative spelling: Dimorphastraea

Synonym: Leptophyllastraea Oppenheim 1930

Parent taxon: Latomeandridae according to R. C. Baron-Szabo 2002

See also Beauvais 1986, Kiessling 2014, Roniewicz 1976, Sepkoski 2002, Turnsek 1997 and Wells 1956

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

Subtaxa: Dimorphastraea renevieri Dimorphastraea triadica Dimorphastrea bellula Dimorphastrea composita Dimorphastrea concentrica Dimorphastrea conica Dimorphastrea cosmanni Dimorphastrea delaunayi Dimorphastrea dubia Dimorphastrea excavata Dimorphastrea explanata Dimorphastrea fallax Dimorphastrea fungiformis Dimorphastrea glomerata Dimorphastrea grandiflora Dimorphastrea heteromorpha Dimorphastrea irradians Dimorphastrea irregulare Dimorphastrea mitodaensis Dimorphastrea parvistella Dimorphastrea petalophyes Dimorphastrea radiata Dimorphastrea ratshensis Dimorphastrea regularis Dimorphastrea scutellum Dimorphastrea solida Dimorphastrea speciosa Dimorphastrea stantoni Dimorphastrea subturonensis Dimorphastrea sulcosa Dimorphastrea tendagurensis Dimorphastrea toucasi Dimorphastrea udzlourensis Dimorphastrea vasiformis Dimorphastrea vaughani Dimorphastrea waehneri

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Type: Dimorphastrea grandiflora

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Miocene of Japan (1 collection)

• Oligocene of Italy (1)

• Eocene of the Czech Republic (1), United States (1: Washington)

• Paleocene of Egypt (1), the Netherlands (1)

• Cretaceous of Austria (10), Bulgaria (6), China (1), the Czech Republic (1), France (4), Georgia (3), Germany (5), Greece (1), India (1), Iran (1), Japan (3), Madagascar (1), Mexico (1), the Netherlands (1), Poland (2), Slovenia (4), Spain (8), Sweden (1), Switzerland (4), Tanzania (2), Turkmenistan (3), Ukraine (3), United States (1: Texas)

• Jurassic to Cretaceous of Bulgaria (1), Japan (1), Poland (1)

• Jurassic of Azerbaijan (1), Belarus (1), the Czech Republic (1), France (1), Georgia (1), Germany (5), Greece (1), India (1), Iran (2), Morocco (1), Poland (2), Portugal (6), Romania (6), the Russian Federation (1), Serbia and Montenegro (3), Spain (2), Ukraine (1), the United Kingdom (1)

Total: 113 collections including 146 occurrences

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