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Acropora bancellsae Alvarez-Perez 1997 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Acroporidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 151155

Full reference: G. Alvarez-Perez. 1997. New Eocene coral species from Igualada (Barcelona, NE of Spain). Boletin de la Real Sociedad Espanola de Historia Natural, Seccion Geologica 91:297-304

Belongs to Acropora according to G. Alvarez-Perez 1997

Sister taxa: Acropora abrotanoides, Acropora acuminata, Acropora alvarezi, Acropora anglica, Acropora aspera, Acropora austera, Acropora bartonensis, Acropora bonellii, Acropora borneoensis, Acropora branchi, Acropora britannica, Acropora cerealis, Acropora cervicornis, Acropora clathrata, Acropora cylindrica, Acropora cytherea, Acropora darrellae, Acropora deformis, Acropora derawanensis, Acropora digitifera, Acropora divaricata, Acropora donei, Acropora duncani, Acropora elegans, Acropora elenae, Acropora elizabethensis, Acropora emanuelae, Acropora exarata, Acropora fennemai, Acropora filiformis, Acropora florida, Acropora gemmifera, Acropora glauca, Acropora globiceps, Acropora grandis, Acropora haidingeri, Acropora halmaherae, Acropora hasibuani, Acropora hemprichii, Acropora hoeksemai, Acropora horrida, Acropora humilis, Acropora hyacinthus, Acropora indonesia, Acropora intermedia, Acropora kirstyae, Acropora kosurini, Acropora lamarcki, Acropora latistella, Acropora lavandulina, Acropora listeri, Acropora longicyathus, Acropora lovelli, Acropora lutkeni, Acropora microphthalma, Acropora millepora, Acropora minuta, Acropora monticulosa, Acropora muricata, Acropora nasuta, Acropora natalensis, Acropora nobilis, Acropora orbicularis, Acropora ornata, Acropora pachymorpha, Acropora palmata, Acropora palmerae, Acropora panamensis, Acropora papillare, Acropora pharaonis, Acropora pichoni, Acropora piedmontensis, Acropora pinguis, Acropora polystoma, Acropora proteacea, Acropora pulchra, Acropora ramosi, Acropora renemai, Acropora robusta, Acropora roemeri, Acropora roseni, Acropora rudis, Acropora russelli, Acropora saludensis, Acropora salundensis, Acropora samoensis, Acropora schmitti, Acropora secale, Acropora selago, Acropora slovenica, Acropora solanderi, Acropora solitaryensis, Acropora spicifera, Acropora squarrosa, Acropora stoddarti, Acropora tampaensis, Acropora tenella, Acropora tenuis, Acropora teres, Acropora tergestina, Acropora tortuosa, Acropora tumida, Acropora valenciennesi, Acropora valida, Acropora variolosa, Acropora vaughani, Acropora wilsonae, Acropora yongei

Type specimen: Its type locality is Igualada, Ebro Basin, La Tossa Formation, Catalonia, which is in a Bartonian reef, buildup or bioherm limestone in the La Tossa Formation of Spain

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder