PaleoDB taxon number: 183153
Alternative combination: Arachnastraea fryi
Full reference: E. C. Wilson. 1982. Wolfcampian rugose and tabulate corals (Coelenterata: Anthozoa) from the Lower Permian McCloud Limestone of northern California. Contributions in Science, National History Museum of Los Angeles County 337:1-90
Type specimen: UCMP 37256. Its type locality is UCMP D-837, Potter Ridge, which is in a Sakmarian marine limestone/limestone in the McCloud Formation of California.
Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder