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Orbicella annularis Ellis and Solander 1876 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Merulinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 138050

Alternative combinations: Heliastrea annularis, Madrepora annularis, Montastraea annularis, Montastrea annularis

Belongs to Orbicella according to D. Huang et al. 2014

Sister taxa: Orbicella benoisti, Orbicella boehmi, Orbicella faveolata, Orbicella franksi, Orbicella praeheliopora

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder