Vallimeandra Alloiteau 1957 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Latomeandridae

Alternative spelling: Vallimeadra

Parent taxon: Latomeandridae according to W. Kiessling 2003

See also Baron-Szabo 2002 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Aggomorphastraea, Astraeofungia, Brachyseris, Collignonastraea, Comophyllia, Digitosmilia, Dimorphastrea, Ellipsocoenia, Fungiastraea, Latiastrea, Latomeandra, Loboseris, Microphyllia, Microphylliopsis, Mixastraea, Ovalastrea, Periseris, Thamnoseris, Trochoplegmopsis, Valliculastraea

Subtaxa: Vallimeandra besairiei Vallimeandra brachyserioides Vallimeandra discontinua Vallimeandra explanata Vallimeandra fromenteli Vallimeandra mikaikarivensis Vallimeandra summostellae

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Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Austria (3 collections), Azerbaijan (1), Germany (2), Madagascar (1), Switzerland (1)

• Jurassic of Madagascar (3)

Total: 11 collections including 12 occurrences

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