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Tarbellastraea distans Chevalier 1961 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Faviidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 136960

Full reference: J. P. Chevalier. 1961. Recherches sur les Madreporaires et les formations recifales Miocenes de la Mediterranee occidentale [Miocene corals and reefs from the western Mediterranean]. Memoires de la Societe geologique de France 93:1-562

Belongs to Tarbellastraea according to Chevalier 1962

Sister taxa: Tarbellastraea abditaxis, Tarbellastraea anomala, Tarbellastraea aquitaniensis, Tarbellastraea bragai, Tarbellastraea carryensis, Tarbellastraea chevalieri, Tarbellastraea conoidea, Tarbellastraea edwardsi, Tarbellastraea eggenburgensis, Tarbellastraea ellisiana, Tarbellastraea hamedanii, Tarbellastraea hommorensis, Tarbellastraea mimbastensis, Tarbellastraea ovalis, Tarbellastraea profundata, Tarbellastraea raulini, Tarbellastraea reussiana, Tarbellastraea russoi, Tarbellastraea salentinensis, Tarbellastraea tenera, Tarbellastraea ukrainica

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-microcarnivore