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Ceriostella Roniewicz and Stanley 1998 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Pamiroseriidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 6241

Full reference: E. Roniewicz and G. D. Stanley. 1998. Middle Triassic cnidarians from the New Pass Range, central Nevada. Journal of Paleontology 72(2):246-256

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

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

Subtaxa: Ceriostella martini, Ceriostella parva, Ceriostella variabilis

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Type: Ceriostella variabilis

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder