Etallonasteria Roniewicz 1966 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Acroporidae

Alternative spelling: Etallonia

Full reference: E. Roniewicz. 1966. Les Madreporaires du Jurassic superieur de la bordure des Monts de Sainte-Croix, Pologne [Upper Jurassic Scleractinia from the Holy Cross Mountains, Poland]. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 11(2):157-264

Parent taxon: Acroporidae according to E. Morycowa and D. Decrouez 2006

See also Roniewicz 1987, Sepkoski 2002 and Turnsek 1997

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

Subtaxa: Etallonasteria minima

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Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Poland (2 collections), Switzerland (1)

• Jurassic of Argentina (1), China (1), the Czech Republic (3), France (1), Georgia (2), Greece (1), Morocco (2), Poland (1), Portugal (5), Romania (1), the Russian Federation (3), Slovenia (1), Switzerland (1)

Total: 26 collections each including a single occurrence

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