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Trigerastraea ampakabensis Alloiteau 1958 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Andemantastraeidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 140635

Full reference: J. Alloiteau. 1958. Monographie des madreporaires fossiles de Madagascar [Monograph of fossil corals from Madagascar]. Annales Geologiques de Madagascar 25:1-218

Belongs to Trigerastraea according to J. Alloiteau 1958

Sister taxa: Trigerastraea collignoni, Trigerastraea gourdani, Trigerastraea irregularis, Trigerastraea nuda, Trigerastraea serialis

Type specimen: Its type locality is Ampakabo, which is in a Bathonian perireef or subreef limestone in Madagascar

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal microcarnivore-photosymbiotic