Milne Edwards and Haime, 1857, p. 456
Heliastraea Milne Edwards and Haime, 1857, p. 456 is a junior synonym (available and invalid), see Echinopora Lamarck, 1816, p. 252.
Madrepora astroites Forskål, 1775, p. 133; Original Designation Milne Edwards and Haime, 1857, p. 457
Type Specimen: Holotype; ; Lost; Unknown
Type Locality: "Habite la mer Rouge" (Recent)
Same as Astrea forskaliana, Milne Edwards and Haime, 1849, t. XII, p.100, which is figured here. Forskal dit l'avoir trouvée sur les collines qui avoissinent la plage septentrionale de Djedda.
Source: Paleobiology database (accessed 5/28/12). Distribution compiled by Matthew Tibbits.
- Western Europe; Late Cretaceous
- Southern Europe; Late Cretaceous
- Central Asia; Late Cretaceous
- South America; Late Cretaceous
- West Asia; Late Cretaceous
- Western Europe; Oligocene
- Southern Europe; Oligocene
- North Africa; Oligocene
- Subsaharan Africa; Oligocene
- Western Europe; Miocene
- Southern Europe; Miocene
- Eastern Europe; Miocene
- Subsaharan Africa; Miocene
- South Asia; Miocene
- Caribbean; Miocene
- West Asia; Miocene
- Southeast Asia; Miocene
- Caribbean; Pliocene
- Melanesia; Pleistocene
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This version was contributed by Danwei Huang on 15-Sep-2013 19:55.
Page authors are: Ann Budd Danwei Huang. Please contact the editor if you would like to contribute to the diagnosis of this taxon.
The editor is: Ann Budd