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Hexapetalum Eliasova 1975 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Amphiastreidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 6504

Full reference: H. Eliasova. 1975. Sous-ordre Amphiastraeina Alloiteau, 1952 (Hexacorallia) des calcaires de Stramberk (Tithonien, Tchécoslovaquie). Casopis pro Mineralogii a Geologii 20(1):1-23

Parent taxon: Amphiastraeidae according to H. Eliasova 1975

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

Subtaxa: Hexapetalum impium, Hexapetalum nemorosum, Hexapetalum pium

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Type: Hexapetalum impium

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal microcarnivore-photosymbiotic