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Elasmocoenia Milne-Edwards and Haime 1851 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Heterocoeniidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 6403

Synonym: Latusastraeopsis Morycowa and Marcopoulou-Diacantoni 1997 (taxon 106450)

Parent taxon: Heterocoeniidae according to E. Morycowa and A. Marcopoulou-Diacantoni 2002

Sister taxa: Canleria, Castiglionastrea, Confusaforma, Heterocoenia, Heterosmilia, Hexasmiliopsis, Latusastrea, Pachythecophyllia, Styloheterocoenia

Subtaxa: Elasmocoenia mitzopoulosi, Elasmocoenia rubrolineata

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Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder