Meandraraea Etallon 1859 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Haplaraeidae

Parent taxon: Haplaraeidae according to E. Roniewicz 1976

See also Sepkoski 2002 and Turnsek 1997

Sister taxa: Camptodocis, Confusastraraea, Diplaraea, Haplaraeinae, Leptophyllaraea, Meandrophylliinae, Physoseris, Pseudofavia, Summigaraea

Subtaxa: Meandraraea duboisi Meandraraea gazaensis Meandraraea granulata Meandraraea gresslyi Meandraraea hiraigaensis Meandraraea laminata Meandraraea lorioli Meandraraea media Meandraraea mitodaensis Meandraraea miyakoensis Meandraraea nipponica Meandraraea pelissieri Meandraraea plummeri Meandraraea robusta Meandraraea slatteri Meandraraea somaensis Meandraraea somalica Meandraraea subataciana Meandraraea tulae

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Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of France (6 collections), Germany (3), Greece (2), Japan (5), Jordan (1), Mexico (1), Poland (3), Serbia and Montenegro (1), Switzerland (2), Turkey (1), Ukraine (1), United States (1: Texas)

• Jurassic to Cretaceous of Japan (1)

• Jurassic of the Czech Republic (1), France (6), Georgia (1), Germany (3), Japan (1), Morocco (1), Poland (2), Portugal (4), Romania (2), Saudi Arabia (1), Slovenia (2), Somalia (1), Spain (2), Switzerland (5), the United Kingdom (1)

Total: 61 collections including 67 occurrences

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