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Tarbellastraea hommorensis Gameil 2003 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Faviidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 219160

Full reference: M. Gameil. 2003. Miocene corals from Wadi El Hommor, Sinai (Egypt). Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Abhandlungen 229(2):159-187

Belongs to Tarbellastraea according to M. Gameil 2003

Sister taxa: Tarbellastraea abditaxis, Tarbellastraea anomala, Tarbellastraea aquitaniensis, Tarbellastraea bragai, Tarbellastraea carryensis, Tarbellastraea chevalieri, Tarbellastraea conoidea, Tarbellastraea distans, Tarbellastraea edwardsi, Tarbellastraea eggenburgensis, Tarbellastraea ellisiana, Tarbellastraea hamedanii, Tarbellastraea mimbastensis, Tarbellastraea ovalis, Tarbellastraea profundata, Tarbellastraea raulini, Tarbellastraea reussiana, Tarbellastraea russoi, Tarbellastraea salentinensis, Tarbellastraea tenera, Tarbellastraea ukrainica

Type specimen: Its type locality is Wadi El Hommor, which is in a Burdigalian perireef or subreef shale/limestone in the Rudeis Formation of Egypt

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-microcarnivore