ammonites
banner
Gateway to the Paleobiology Database
Goldfussastrea Beauvais 1964 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 6468

Full reference: L. Beauvais. 1964. Etude stratigraphique et paleontologique des formations a madreporaires du Jurassique superieur du Jura et de l'est du Basin de Paris. Memoires de la Societe Geologique de France 100:1-288

Parent taxon: Montlivaltiidae according to L. Beauvais 1986

Sister taxa: Brevimaeandra, Ceratothecia, Clausastrea, Coenotheca, Complexastraeopsis, Complexastrea, Confusastrea, Cyathophyllia, Cyathophylliopsis, Dimorphocoenia, Elasmophyllia, Goldfussastraea, Isastrea, Mapucheastrea, Margarastreopsis, Montlivaltiinae, Nerthastraea, Neuquinosmilia, Paraclausastraea, Paraphyllogyra, Peplosmilia, Placosmilia, Placosmiliinae, Puschastraea, Rhabdophyllia, Thecomeandra, Thecosmilia, Trochophyllia, Trochosmilia

Subtaxa: Goldfussastrea heidenheimensis, Goldfussastrea toarciensis, Goldfussastrea variabilis

View classification

Type: Goldfussastrea heidenheimensis

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder