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Isastrea Milne-Edwards and Haime 1851 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 54179

Alternative spellings: Isastraea, Isstraea

Synonyms: Parisastraea Alloiteau 1958 (no. 6707), Placastrea Stoliczka 1873 (no. 147976)

Parent taxon: Montlivaltiidae according to H. Löser et al. 2009

Sister taxa: Brevimaeandra, Ceratothecia, Clausastrea, Coenotheca, Complexastraeopsis, Complexastraeopsis, Complexastrea, Confusastrea, Cyathophyllia, Cyathophylliopsis, Dimorphocoenia, Elasmophyllia, Ellipsosmilia, Goldfussastraea, Goldfussastrea, Mapucheastrea, Margarastreopsis, Montlivaltiinae, Nerthastraea, Neuquinosmilia, Paraclausastraea, Paraphyllogyra, Peplosmilia, Placosmilia, Placosmiliinae, Puschastraea, Rhabdophyllia, Thecomeandra, Thecosmilia, Trochophyllia, Trochosmilia

Subtaxa: Isastraea arachnoidea, Isastrea alimena, Isastrea angulosa, Isastrea bernardi, Isastrea bernardiana, Isastrea bernensis, Isastrea browni, Isastrea cesarensis, Isastrea collignoni, Isastrea crassa, Isastrea crassisepta, Isastrea decorata, Isastrea deligata, Isastrea elegans, Isastrea excentrica, Isastrea explanata, Isastrea explanulata, Isastrea fallax, Isastrea favosiformis, Isastrea fromenteli, Isastrea goldfussi, Isastrea greppini, Isastrea gresslyi, Isastrea helianthoides, Isastrea hemisphaerica, Isastrea hourcqi, Isastrea incerta, Isastrea kosodeensis, Isastrea limitata, Isastrea marcoui, Isastrea matumotoi, Isastrea nantuacumensis, Isastrea neocomiensis, Isastrea parvistella, Isastrea propinqua, Isastrea qingyanensis, Isastrea rariseptata, Isastrea richardsoni, Isastrea robusta, Isastrea salinensis, Isastrea sinemuriensis, Isastrea splendida, Isastrea sugiyamai, Isastrea superficialis, Isastrea taruensis, Isastrea tenuisepta, Isastrea tenuistriata, Isastrea whitneyi, Isastrea yuraensis, Parisastraea collignoni

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Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder