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Tarbellastraea aquitaniensis Chevalier 1961 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Faviidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 150483

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 J. P. Chevalier 1961

Sister taxa: Tarbellastraea abditaxis, Tarbellastraea anomala, Tarbellastraea bragai, Tarbellastraea carryensis, Tarbellastraea chevalieri, Tarbellastraea conoidea, Tarbellastraea distans, 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

Type specimen: Its type locality is Le Peloua reef, Saucats Valley, Gironde, which is in a Burdigalian reef, buildup or bioherm limestone in the Falun de Leognan Formation of France

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-microcarnivore