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Mapucheastrea Morsch 1996 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 85953

Full reference: S. M. Morsch. 1996. Les Scléractiniaires jurassiques (Bajocien) d'Argentine (Bassin de Neuquén). Systématique. Géobios 29(6):671-706

Parent taxon: Montlivaltiidae according to S. M. Morsch 1996

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

Subtaxa: Mapucheastrea andina

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Type: Mapucheastrea andina

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder