Antiguastrea Vaughan 1919 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Faviidae

Alternative spelling: Antiguastraea

Full reference: T. W. Vaughan. 1919. Fossil corals from central America, Cuba, and Porto Rico, with an account of the American Tertiary, Pleistocene, and Recent coral reefs. Smithsonian Institution Bulletin 103:189-524

Parent taxon: Faviidae according to R. Baron-Szabo 2006

See also Kiessling 2008 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Agathiphylliinae, Amphimeandra, Anisocoenia, Antillophyllia, Aquitanastraea, Barabattoia, Cladocora, Colpophyllia, Columellogyra, Dactylosmilia, Defrancia, Dictuophyllia, Dictyoastraea, Diploria, Edwardsastraea, Eohydnophora, Eugyra, Favia, Faviinae, Felixigyra, Grandifavia, Hadrophyllia, Haldonia, Kobyphyllia, Ksiazkiewiczia, Leptastrea, Liptodendron, Manicina, Montastreinae, Monticulastraea, Moseleya, Myriophyllia, Oulastrea, Parasimplastrea, Phacellocoenia, Plavecia, Plesiastrea, Pseudisastraea, Pseudomyriophyllia, Sakalavastraea, Solenastrea, Stephanaxocoenia, Tarbellastraea, Thysanus

Subtaxa: Antiguastrea alveolaris Antiguastrea cellulosa Antiguastrea elegans Antiguastrea flandrini Antiguastrea jacobi Antiguastrea lucasiana Antiguastrea prava

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Type: Antiguastrea cellulosa

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-microcarnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Anguilla (1 collection), Australia (1), Colombia (5), France (5), Jamaica (1), Libya (1), United States (2: Florida)

• Oligocene to Miocene of United States (1: Florida)

• Oligocene of Antigua and Barbuda (8), Costa Rica (1), Cuba (1), the Dominican Republic (2), France (3), Greece (4), Haiti (1), Iran (1), Italy (44), Jamaica (1), Libya (3), Mexico (6), Puerto Rico (3), Saudi Arabia (1), Slovenia (2), Somalia (1), Spain (1), Turkey (1), United States (3: Florida, Georgia, Texas), Venezuela (3)

• Eocene to Oligocene of Greece (1)

• Eocene of Germany (2), Hungary (6), Italy (2), Panama (1), Spain (3)

• Paleocene of Spain (1)

• Cretaceous of Jamaica (4), Mexico (2), Tajikistan (1)

• Jurassic of Algeria (1)

Total: 131 collections including 155 occurrences

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