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Sakalavastraea Alloiteau 1958 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Faviidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 6840

Full reference: J. Alloiteau. 1958. Monographie des madreporaires fossiles de Madagascar [Monograph of fossil corals from Madagascar]. Annales Geologiques de Madagascar 25:1-218

Parent taxon: Faviidae according to L. Beauvais 1966

Sister taxa: Agathiphylliinae, Amphimeandra, Anisocoenia, Antiguastrea, Aquitanastraea, Barabattoia, Cladocora, Colpophyllia, Columellogyra, Dactylosmilia, Defrancia, Dictuophyllia, Dictyoastraea, Diploria, Edwardsastraea, Eohydnophora, Eugyra, Favia, Faviinae, Felixigyra, Grandifavia, Hadrophyllia, Haldonia, Kobyphyllia, Ksiazkiewiczia, Leptastrea, Liptodendron, Manicina, Montastreinae, Monticulastraea, Moseleya, Myriophyllia, Oulastrea, Parasimplastrea, Phacellocoenia, Plavecia, Plesiastrea, Pseudisastraea, Pseudomyriophyllia, Solenastrea, Stephanaxocoenia, Tarbellastraea, Thysanus

Subtaxa: Sakalavastraea clementi, Sakalavastraea collignoni

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Type: Sakalavastraea collignoni

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-microcarnivore