Tarbellastraea Alloiteau 1950 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Faviidae

Parent taxon: Faviidae according to C. Perrin et al. 1998

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Agathiphylliinae, Amphimeandra, Anisocoenia, Antiguastrea, Antillophyllia, Aquitanastraea, Barabattoia, Cladocora, Colpophyllia, Columellogyra, Dactylosmilia, Defrancia, Dictuophyllia, Dictyoastraea, Diploria, Edwardsastraea, Eohydnophora, Eugyra, Favia, Faviinae, Felixigyra, Grandifavia, Hadrophyllia, Haldonia, Kobyphyllia, Ksiazkiewiczia, Leptastrea, Liptodendron, Manicina, Montastreinae, Monticulastraea, Moseleya, Myriophyllia, Oulastrea, Parasimplastrea, Phacellocoenia, Plavecia, Plesiastrea, Pseudisastraea, Pseudomyriophyllia, Sakalavastraea, Solenastrea, Stephanaxocoenia, Thysanus

Subtaxa: Tarbellastraea abditaxis Tarbellastraea anomala Tarbellastraea aquitaniensis Tarbellastraea bragai Tarbellastraea carryensis Tarbellastraea chevalieri Tarbellastraea conoidea Tarbellastraea distans Tarbellastraea edwardsi Tarbellastraea eggenburgensis Tarbellastraea ellisiana Tarbellastraea hamedanii Tarbellastraea hommorensis Tarbellastraea mimbastensis Tarbellastraea ovalis Tarbellastraea profundata Tarbellastraea raulini Tarbellastraea reussiana Tarbellastraea russoi Tarbellastraea salentinensis Tarbellastraea tenera Tarbellastraea ukrainica

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Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-microcarnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Algeria (12 collections), Austria (19), Bulgaria (2), Cyprus (2), Egypt (11), France (25), Greece (9), Hungary (1), Iran (5), Italy (11), Libya (2), Malta (3), Moldova (4), Morocco (15), Poland (4), Portugal (4), Romania (6), Saudi Arabia (4), Slovakia (3), Slovenia (1), Somalia (2), Spain (19), Sudan (1), Turkey (12), Ukraine (2)

• Oligocene of France (1), Greece (2), Iran (1), Italy (14), Libya (2), Saudi Arabia (1), Somalia (1), Turkey (2)

• Eocene of Ukraine (1)

Total: 204 collections including 298 occurrences

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