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Platygyra daedalea Ellis and Solander 1786 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Merulinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 83596

Alternative combinations: Coeloria daedalea, Madrepora daedalea, Maeandra daedalea

Synonyms: Astroria astreiformis Milne-Edwards and Haime 1849 (no. 149058), Coeloria astreiformis Milne-Edwards and Haime 1849 (no. 149060), Maeandra astreiformis Milne-Edwards and Haime 1849 (no. 149059), Platygyra astreiformis Milne-Edwards and Haime 1849 (no. 149061)

Belongs to Platygyra according to J. P. Chevalier 1968

Sister taxa: Platygyra acuta, Platygyra colombiana, Platygyra contorta, Platygyra crosslandi, Platygyra euaensis, Platygyra lamellina, Platygyra mareensis, Platygyra naroetensis, Platygyra pini, Platygyra renemai, Platygyra ryukyuensis, Platygyra sinensis, Platygyra singularis, Platygyra stricta

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder