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Craterastraea Beauvais 1978 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Agariciidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 6292

Full reference: L. Beauvais. 1978. Révision des topotypes de madréporaires bathoniens de Cutch (Inde). Annales de Paléontologie (Invertébres) 64(1):47-77

Parent taxon: Agariciidae according to D. K. Pandey and F. T. Fürsich 2005

Sister taxa: Agaricia, Coeloseris, Cyathoseris, Gardineroseris, Helioseris, Heterogyra, Hydnophoroseris, Lamellofungia, Leptoseris, Maeandrella, Mioseris, Monticuliphyllia, Morphastrea, Ogilviastraea, Pachyseris, Pavona, Plocoastraea, Trochoseris, Trochoseropsis, Valloria, Vaughanoseris

Subtaxa: Craterastraea crateriformis

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Type: Thamnasteria crateriformis

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal microcarnivore-photosymbiotic