Fungiastraea Alloiteau 1952 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Latomeandridae

Alternative spelling: Fungiastrea

Parent taxon: Latomeandridae according to E. Roniewicz 1976

See also Kiessling 2008, Pandey et al. 2007 and Sepkoski 2002

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

Subtaxa: Fungiastraea (Fungiastraeopsis) Fungiastraea arachnoides Fungiastraea columellaris Fungiastraea conferta Fungiastraea cotteaui Fungiastraea crespoi Fungiastraea cristata Fungiastraea excavata Fungiastraea excelsa Fungiastraea gillieroni Fungiastraea laganum Fungiastraea moeschi Fungiastraea muelleri Fungiastraea oculata Fungiastraea pseudarachnoides Fungiastraea subtilis

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Type: Fungiastraea laganum

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Austria (4 collections), Azerbaijan (1), the Czech Republic (3), France (2), Georgia (1), Germany (4), Greece (5), Iran (2), Madagascar (1), Mexico (5), the Netherlands (4), Poland (2), Portugal (1), Romania (2), Serbia and Montenegro (1), Spain (3), Switzerland (2), Trinidad and Tobago (2), Tunisia (1), Turkey (1), Turkmenistan (3), Ukraine (1)

• Jurassic to Cretaceous of China (1)

• Jurassic of Azerbaijan (1), the Czech Republic (3), France (14), Georgia (1), Germany (7), Greece (1), Italy (2), Morocco (2), Poland (6), Portugal (16), Romania (3), Saudi Arabia (1), Slovenia (2), Spain (3), Switzerland (2), Thailand (2), the United Kingdom (4), Uzbekistan (3)

Total: 125 collections including 144 occurrences

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