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Plesiastrea microcalyx Felix 1884 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Faviidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 219156

Alternative combinations: Heliastrea microcalyx, Orbicella microcalyx

Belongs to Plesiastrea according to M. Gameil 2003

Sister taxa: Plesiastrea costata, Plesiastrea fungiformis, Plesiastrea grayi, Plesiastrea incerta, Plesiastrea moravica, Plesiastrea sulcatilamellosa, Plesiastrea versipora

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-microcarnivore