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Galaxea Oken 1815 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Oculinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 6460

Synonyms: Acrhelia Milne-Edwards and Haime 1849 (no. 103805), Acrohelia Milne-Edwards and Haime 1857 (no. 6113)

Parent taxon: Galaxeinae according to J. W. Wells 1956

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Galaxea acrhelia, Galaxea astreata, Galaxea elegantissima, Galaxea excelsa, Galaxea fascicularis, Galaxea haligena, Galaxea horrescens, Galaxea junghuhni, Galaxea kabairaensis, Galaxea paucisepta, Galaxea salayarensis

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Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal suspension feeder