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Amphiaulastrea rarauensis Morycowa 1971 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Amphiastreidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 107481

Alternative combination: Amphiastraea rarauensis

Full reference: E. Morycowa. 1971. Hexacorallia et Octocorallia du Cretace Inferieur de Rarau (Carpathes Orientales Roumaines) [Early Cretaceous hexacorals and octocorals from Rarau (Eastern Carpathians, Romania)]. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 16(1-2):3-149

Belongs to Amphiaulastrea according to E. Morycowa and D. Decrouez 2006

Sister taxa: Amphiaulastrea aliensis, Amphiaulastrea conferta

Type specimen: Its type locality is Valea Izvorul Alb, Rarau area, NE Romania, which is in an Aptian shallow subtidal marl in Romania

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal microcarnivore-photosymbiotic