†suborder Distichophylliina Beauvais 1980 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia

Parent taxon: Scleractinia according to L. Beauvais 1986

Sister taxa: Adekoheastrea, Agathiphylliidae, Amphiastraeina, Anisastraea, Annotocyathus, Anomopora, Apelismilia, Aplocyathus, Archaeocoeniina, Archaeofungiina, Archaeolasmogyra, Astraeoina, Astrocoeniina, Aulastraeoporidae, Bavarosmilia, Budiopsis, Calameastolia, Carantophyllum, Carcicocaenia, Caryophylliina, Chorisastraea, Clausastraeopsis, Clonosmilia, Coelomeandra, Cyclastraeidae, Cyclindrocyathus, Cyclismilia, Cylindrosmilia, Cynaria, Decaheliocoenia, Dendrophylliina, Desmocoenia, Dichotomosmilia, Diploastraeidae, Diplothecangia, Ebocotrochus, Eburneotrochus, Eckastraeidae, Edwardsomeandra, Epitrochus, Etalloniopsis, Eugyriopsis, Euphyllidae, Eupsammidae, Eusmiliopsis, Fasciatiphyllia, Fasciseris, Faviina, Favitopsis, Fungiina, Furcophyllia, Gallitellia, Gombertiphyllia, Haplareidae, Hedeliastraea, Heliostylina, Helladophyllia, Heterocoeniina, Houchangocyathus, Isastraeidae, Isphyllastrea, Karatchastraea, Kobycoenia, Lamellomeandra, Lepiconus, Lithodendron, Lupitschia, Mareastraea, Meandriina, Microsolenina, Miophora, Mioscapophyllia, Molukkia, Montastraeidae, Monticuliphyllia, Morchellastraea, Ondadiplocteniopsis, Pachysmilia, Pachythecaliina, Palaeophyllia, Palaeoseris, Palaeosmilia, Paracoryphyllia, Phylloseriopsis, Pleuropodia, Psammocyathus, Pyramisasteria, Reisocyathus, Reussiphyllia, Rhabdofavia, Rhipidogyrina, Rhopalophyllia, Saeptiphyllia, Sakalavastraeopsis, Saltastraea, Sclydolithus, Siderocoenia, Sinasteria, Siniastraea, Smilostyliidae, Solenocoeniidae, Streptocyathopsis, Streptocyathus, Stylinina, Stylophyllina, Thamnasteria cycloides, Thamnasteria komagataensis, Thamnasteria maxima, Thamnasteria protoserioides, Thamnasteria rikuzenica, Thamnasterites, Thecoseriopsis, Thigmastrea, Trachyphylliidae, Tropiastraea, Tropiastraeidae, Variabilifavia

Subtaxa: Coryphylliidae Margarophyllidae Margarophylliidae

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Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal microcarnivore-photosymbiotic

Distribution:

• Jurassic of Argentina (2 collections), Chile (1), Morocco (7)

• Triassic of Australia (4), Austria (24), Canada (12: British Columbia, Yukon), Chile (3), China (43), East Timor (7), Germany (3), Greece (2), Hungary (4), India (3), Indonesia (5), Iran (7), Italy (55), Japan (12), Laos (1), Malaysia (1), Mexico (8), Nepal (3), Oman (3), Papua New Guinea (1), Peru (5), the Philippines (1), Poland (5), Romania (2), the Russian Federation (26), Slovakia (10), Slovenia (37), Spain (3), Switzerland (1), Tajikistan (9), Thailand (2), Turkey (3), the United Arab Emirates (1), United States (58: Alaska, California, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon), Vietnam (1)

Total: 375 collections including 934 occurrences

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