†family Astraraeidae Beauvais 1982 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Astraraeidae

Parent taxon: Fungiina according to L. Beauvais 1986

See also Morsch 1996

Sister taxa: Acrosmiliidae, Agariciicae, Andemantastraeidae, Astraeomorphidae, Dermosmiliidae, Felixaraeidae, Fungiacyathidae, Fungiicae, Funginellidae, Haplaraeidae, Kobyastraeidae, Microbaciidae, Pachyphyllidae, Poriticae, Procyclolitidae, Rhipidastraeidae, Siderastreidae, Synastraeidae, Thamnasteriidae

Subtaxa: Haplaraea

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Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal microcarnivore-photosymbiotic

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Bulgaria (3 collections)

• Jurassic to Cretaceous of Japan (1)

• Jurassic of the Czech Republic (1), France (2), Germany (1), Greece (1), Morocco (2), Romania (1), Slovenia (2), Spain (1), Thailand (1)

Total: 16 collections each including a single occurrence

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