Puschastraea Roniewicz 1966 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae

Alternative spelling: Puchastraea

Full reference: E. Roniewicz. 1966. Les Madreporaires du Jurassic superieur de la bordure des Monts de Sainte-Croix, Pologne [Upper Jurassic Scleractinia from the Holy Cross Mountains, Poland]. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 11(2):157-264

Parent taxon: Montlivaltiidae according to E. Roniewicz 1966

See also Kiessling 2008 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Brevimaeandra, Ceratothecia, Clausastrea, Coenotheca, Complexastraeopsis, Complexastrea, Confusastrea, Cyathophyllia, Cyathophylliopsis, Dimorphocoenia, Elasmophyllia, Ellipsosmilia, Goldfussastraea, Goldfussastrea, Isastrea, Mapucheastrea, Margarastreopsis, Montlivaltiinae, Nerthastraea, Neuquinosmilia, Paraclausastraea, Paraphyllogyra, Peplosmilia, Placosmilia, Placosmiliinae, Rhabdophyllia, Thecomeandra, Thecosmilia, Trochophyllia, Trochosmilia

Subtaxa: Puchastraea maudensis Puschastraea kamiennae Puschastraea kokhensis

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Type: Puschastraea kamiennae

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder


• Jurassic of Canada (1: British Columbia collection), Georgia (1), Poland (1)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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