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Protoheterastrea Wells 1937 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Protoheterastraeidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 6788

Alternative spelling: Protoheterastraea

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

Sister taxa: Carpathiphyllia, Paravolzeia, Pontebbastraea, Remismilia

Subtaxa: Protoheterastraea konosensis, Protoheterastrea leonhardi, Protoheterastrea minor, Protoheterastrea pseudocolumellaris, Protoheterastrea trnovensis

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Type: Hexastraea leonhardi

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal microcarnivore-photosymbiotic