Latomeandra Milne-Edwards and Haime 1849 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Latomeandridae

Alternative spelling: Latomaeandra

Synonyms: Chorisastrea Fromentel 1861, Latimaeandra Milne-Edwards and Haime 1857

Parent taxon: Latomeandridae according to E. Roniewicz 1976

See also Laube 1865, Sepkoski 2002 and Wells 1956

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

Subtaxa: Latimaeandra alaskana Latimaeandra benoisti Latimaeandra eucystis Latimaeandra meyeri Latimaeandra polymorpha Latomaeandra labyrinthica Latomeandra delemontana Latomeandra dubia Latomeandra fromenteli Latomeandra juettneri Latomeandra mayeri Latomeandra minor Latomeandra mitodaensis Latomeandra obliqua Latomeandra plicata Latomeandra ramosa Latomeandra richei Latomeandra somaensis Latomeandra steini Latomeandra tosaensis

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Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Eocene of Pakistan (1 collection)

• Cretaceous of Austria (1), Bulgaria (9), France (1), Greece (1), Switzerland (1)

• Jurassic to Cretaceous of Japan (2)

• Jurassic of Azerbaijan (1), Bulgaria (1), Chile (1), the Czech Republic (3), Ethiopia (1), France (5), Germany (9), Indonesia (1), Iran (1), Japan (3), Lebanon (1), Myanmar (1), Poland (1), Portugal (11), Romania (4), Slovenia (3), Spain (2), Switzerland (2), Thailand (2), Ukraine (1), the United Kingdom (1)

• Triassic of China (1)

Total: 72 collections including 83 occurrences

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