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Khytrastrea Roniewicz and Stanley 2013 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Coryphylliidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 278155

Full reference: E. Roniewicz and G. D. Stanley. 2013. Upper Triassic corals from Nevada, western North America, and the implications for paleoecology and paleogeography. Journal of Paleontology 87:934-964

Parent taxon: Coryphylliidae according to G. D. Stanley and T. Onoue 2015

Sister taxa: Axotrochus, Flexastrea, Margarogyra, Nevadoseris, Noriphyllia, Pokljukosmilia

Subtaxa: Khytrastrea cuifiamorpha, Khytrastrea ominensis, Khytrastrea silberlingi

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Type: Khytrastrea silberlingi

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal microcarnivore-photosymbiotic