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Ampakabastraea Alloiteau 1958 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Pamiroseriidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 6138

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: Pamiroseriidae according to E. Roniewicz and G. D. Stanley 2013

Sister taxa: Areaseris, Beneckastraea, Campesteria, Ceriostella, Crassistella, Minasteria, Morycastraea, Pamiroseris, Rhaetiastraea

Subtaxa: Ampakabastraea ampakabensis, Ampakabastraea besavoensis, Ampakabastraea contorta, Ampakabastraea cowichanensis, Ampakabastraea exserta, Ampakabastraea tazerdunetensis

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Type: Ampakabastraea ampakabensis

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder