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Hexamphiastrea Löser 2012 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Amphiastreidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 255416

Full reference: H. Löser. 2012. Revision of the Amphiastraeidae from the Monti d'Ocre area (Scleractinia; early Cretaceous). Revista italiana di paleontologia e stratigrafia 118(3):461-469

Parent taxon: Amphiastraeidae according to H. Löser 2012

Sister taxa: Amphiastrea, Amphiaulastrea, Aulastraea, Bathmosmilia, Budaia, Bussonastrea, Ceratocoenia, Cheilosmilia, Donacosmilia, Hexapetalum, Hispaniastraea, Hykeliphyllum, Keriophyllia, Lochmaeosmilia, Mitrodendron, Opisthophyllum, Oyonnaxastraea, Pleuroaulastrea, Pleurophyllia, Pleurostylina, Polymorphastraea, Pseudodiplocoenia, Quenstedtiphylliinae, Sclerosmilia, Selenegyra, Thamnosmilia

Subtaxa: Hexamphiastrea guiscardii, Hexamphiastrea minima, Hexamphiastrea suprema

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Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal microcarnivore-photosymbiotic