Ogilviastraea Oppenheim 1930 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Agariciidae

Synonym: Elasmogyra Beauvais 1982

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

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

Sister taxa: Agaricia, Anisoria, Coeloseris, Craterastraea, Cyathoseris, Gardineroseris, Helioseris, Heterogyra, Hydnophoroseris, Lamellofungia, Leptoseris, Maeandrella, Mioseris, Morphastrea, Pachyseris, Pavona, Plocoastraea, Trochoseris, Trochoseropsis, Valloria, Vaughanoseris

Subtaxa: Ogilviastraea bigemmis Ogilviastraea richardsi

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Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal microcarnivore-photosymbiotic

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Austria (1 collection), India (1), Kazakhstan (1), Senegal (1), United States (2: Texas)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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