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Chondrocoenia idahoensis Squires 1956 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Actinastreidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 306389

Alternative combinations: Actinastraea idahoensis, Cyathocoenia idahoensis

Full reference: D. F. Squires. 1956. A New Triassic Coral Fauna from Idaho. American Museum Novitates (1797)1-27

Belongs to Chondrocoenia according to W. Kiessling 2014

Sister taxa: Chondrocoenia clavellata, Chondrocoenia ohmanni, Chondrocoenia paradoxa, Chondrocoenia reptans, Chondrocoenia schafhaeutli, Chondrocoenia waltheri

Type specimen: AMNH 27963, an other (corallum). Its type locality is Lewiston locality, which is in a Sevatian reef, buildup or bioherm limestone in the Martin Bridge Formation of Idaho.

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder