Chevalier, 1954, p. 139

Aquitanastraea Chevalier, 1954, p. 139 is a junior synonym (available and invalid), see Montastraea Blainville, 1830, p. 339.

Although originally described as a new genus, this taxon was indicated as a subgenus of Heliastraea in Chevalier (1962).

Type Species

Aquitanastraea piveteaui Chevalier, 1954, p. 139-142, pl. 3, fig. 3; Original Designation Chevalier, 1954: 139

Type Specimen: Holotype; MNHN F.R10501; Verified; Dry Preserved

Type Locality: La Peloua (Gironde), France (Burdigalian)


  • Western Europe; Oligocene
  • Western Europe; Miocene
  • Southern Europe; Miocene
  • West Asia; Miocene
Source: Paleobiology Database (accessed 5-22-2012). Distribution data compiled by Matthew Tibbits

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This version was contributed by Ann Budd on 01-Jul-2012 22:59.

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The editor is: Ann Budd

Holotype of Aquitanastraea piveteaui Chevalier