Hindeastraea White 1888 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Siderastreidae

Synonym: Plesiosiderastraea Tchechmedjieva 1975

Parent taxon: Siderastraeidae according to R. Baron-Szabo 2008

See also Baron-Szabo 2002, Sepkoski 2002 and Wells 1956

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

Subtaxa: Hindeastraea discoidea Hindeastraea garloica

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Type: Hindeastraea discoidea

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Bulgaria (1 collection), United States (2: Texas)

Total: 3 collections including 4 occurrences

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