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Asterocalculus heraki Sokac and Grgasovic 1998

Rhodophyceae - Gymnocodiaceae

PaleoDB taxon number: 171982

Full reference: B. Sokac and T. Grgasovic. 1998. Asterocalculus heraki n. gen., n. sp., a new calcareous alga (Gymnocodiaceae) from the Upper Triassic Hauptdolomite of Zumberak, north Croatia. Facies 38:197-206

Belongs to Asterocalculus according to B. Sokac and T. Grgasovic 1998

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: Its type locality is Slapnica Creek, Zumberak, which is in a Sevatian/Rhaetian shallow subtidal dolomite in the Hauptdolomite Formation of Croatia

Ecology: stationary epifaunal "photoautotroph"