†superfamily Poriticae Gray 1842 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia

Parent taxon: Fungiina according to J. W. Wells 1956

Sister taxa: Acrosmiliidae, Agariciicae, Andemantastraeidae, Astraeomorphidae, Astraraeidae, Dermosmiliidae, Felixaraeidae, Fungiacyathidae, Fungiicae, Funginellidae, Haplaraeidae, Kobyastraeidae, Microbaciidae, Pachyphyllidae, Procyclolitidae, Rhipidastraeidae, Siderastreidae, Synastraeidae, Thamnasteriidae

Subtaxa: Actinacididae Poritidae

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Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal microcarnivore-photosymbiotic

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Antigua and Barbuda (1 collection), Australia (61), the Bahamas (19), Barbados (27), Belize (6), Brazil (3), Cape Verde (3), Cayman Islands (43), China (1), Christmas Island (1), Colombia (26), Cook Islands (9), Costa Rica (38), the Dominican Republic (10), Egypt (55), Eritrea (4), Fiji (2), French Polynesia (43), Guadeloupe (3), Guam (2), Haiti (6), India (6), Indonesia (16), Iran (1), Israel (1), Jamaica (11), Japan (68), Jordan (1), Kenya (34), Kiribati (1), Madagascar (1), Malaysia (1), Maldives (2), the Marshall Islands (1), Mauritius (5), Mayotte (1), Mexico (37), the Netherlands Antilles (16), New Caledonia (17), New Zealand (2), Northern Mariana Islands (1), Pakistan (2), Palau (3), Panama (36), Papua New Guinea (22), the Philippines (7), Pitcairn (3), Samoa (1), Saudi Arabia (15), the Seychelles (9), Somalia (2), Sri Lanka (1), Sudan (1), Taiwan (2), Thailand (1), Tuvalu (1), United States (32: Florida, Hawaii), Vanuatu (11), Virgin Islands (4)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of the Bahamas (1), Costa Rica (9), Egypt (1), Indonesia (10), Jamaica (1), the Philippines (1), Saudi Arabia (1), United States (1: Florida), United States Minor Outlying Islands (2)

• Pliocene of the Bahamas (10), Costa Rica (26), Cuba (3), the Dominican Republic (23), Egypt (1), French Polynesia (1), Haiti (3), Indonesia (28), Jamaica (2), Japan (4), the Marshall Islands (1), Mexico (1), the Netherlands Antilles (14), Papua New Guinea (1), Portugal (1), Taiwan (1), United States (7: California, Florida, Hawaii)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Chile (1), the Dominican Republic (6), Indonesia (4), Malaysia (1), United States (1: Puerto Rico)

• Neogene of Christmas Island (1)

• Miocene of Algeria (16), Anguilla (5), Australia (1), Austria (21), the Bahamas (4), Bulgaria (1), Colombia (6), Cyprus (2), the Dominican Republic (40), Egypt (11), Fiji (9), France (23), Germany (2), Greece (9), Haiti (1), Hungary (1), Indonesia (37), Iran (16), Israel (2), Italy (19), Jamaica (2), Japan (2), Libya (2), Madagascar (1), Malaysia (2), Malta (5), the Marshall Islands (9), Mexico (5), Morocco (13), the Netherlands Antilles (1), New Zealand (4), Pakistan (1), Panama (31), Papua New Guinea (4), Poland (5), Portugal (4), Puerto Rico (2), Romania (3), Saudi Arabia (4), Slovakia (1), Somalia (10), Spain (27), Sri Lanka (1), Sudan (1), Trinidad and Tobago (10), Turkey (7), Ukraine (2), United States (5: Florida, Hawaii), Venezuela (2)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Somalia (1), United States (2: Florida)

• Oligocene of Antigua and Barbuda (9), Cuba (1), the Dominican Republic (2), France (4), Greece (5), Haiti (1), Hungary (2), India (1), Indonesia (1), Iran (3), Italy (50), Jamaica (1), Libya (2), Mexico (6), Puerto Rico (6), Saudi Arabia (1), Slovenia (5), Somalia (7), Spain (5), Turkey (5), United States (3: Florida, Georgia, Texas), Venezuela (4)

• Eocene to Oligocene of Greece (1)

• Eocene of Austria (1), Bosnia and Herzegovina (1), Colombia (1), Croatia (2), Cuba (1), the Czech Republic (1), Egypt (1), France (2), Germany (2), Guadeloupe (1), Hungary (6), Indonesia (1), Italy (5), Jamaica (6), Japan (1), the Marshall Islands (1), Mexico (6), Morocco (2), Pakistan (2), Panama (3), Papua New Guinea (1), Peru (1), Slovakia (1), Slovenia (3), Spain (14), Ukraine (1), United States (3: Alabama, California)

• Paleocene of Austria (1), Croatia (1), France (1), India (1), Italy (2), Pakistan (3), Puerto Rico (1), the Russian Federation (1), Slovakia (3), Slovenia (14), Somalia (1), Spain (3), Turkey (1), Ukraine (1), United States (1: Alabama)

• Cretaceous of Austria (6), Bulgaria (7), Croatia (1), Cuba (2), the Czech Republic (1), Georgia (3), Germany (4), Greece (2), Hungary (1), Italy (1), Jamaica (23), Japan (1), Madagascar (1), Mexico (6), the Netherlands (4), Oman (3), Pakistan (4), Poland (2), Romania (1), Serbia and Montenegro (3), Slovakia (2), Slovenia (4), Spain (8), Switzerland (1), Tanzania (2), Tunisia (1), Turkmenistan (1), Ukraine (2), the United Arab Emirates (1), United States (6: Mississippi, New Mexico, Texas), Venezuela (1)

• Jurassic to Cretaceous of Bulgaria (1)

• Jurassic of Bulgaria (3), China (1), the Czech Republic (1), France (18), Germany (19), Lebanon (1), Morocco (3), Poland (7), Portugal (2), Romania (4), the Russian Federation (2), Serbia and Montenegro (4), Slovenia (1), Spain (3), Switzerland (1), Thailand (1), Uzbekistan (1)

Total: 1710 collections including 2810 occurrences

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