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Collignonastraea Alloiteau 1958 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Latomeandridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 6263

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: Latomeandridae according to D. K. Pandey and F. T. Fürsich 2003

Sister taxa: Aggomorphastraea, Astraeofungia, Brachyseris, Comophyllia, Digitosmilia, Dimorphastrea, Ellipsocoenia, Fungiastraea, Latiastrea, Latomeandra, Loboseris, Microphyllia, Microphylliopsis, Mixastraea, Ovalastrea, Periseris, Thamnoseris, Trochoplegmopsis, Valliculastraea, Vallimeandra

Subtaxa: Collignonastraea grossouvrei, Collignonastraea jumarensis, Collignonastraea meandra, Collignonastraea negusi, Collignonastraea salinensis

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Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder