Family Turbinoliidae Milne-Edwards and Haime 1857 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Turbinoliidae

Alternative spelling: Turbinolidae

Parent taxon: Caryophyllioidea according to S. D. Cairns 1997

See also Alloiteau and Tissier 1958 and Hassan 1953

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Alatotrochus Alveolocyathus Australocyathus Bothrophoria Conocyathus Cyathotrochus Deltocyathoides Foveolocyathus Holcotrochus Laminocyathus Nicaeotrochus Palocyathus Paradeltocyathus Peponocyathus Sphenotrochus Trematotrochus Tropidocyathus Turbinolia Wellsotrochus

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Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal microcarnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Japan (13 collections), Taiwan (1), Vanuatu (1)

• Pliocene of Australia (1), France (3), Japan (2), Taiwan (2)

• Miocene of Australia (10), Belgium (1), Brazil (2), Chile (1), the Dominican Republic (2), France (8), Germany (13), Indonesia (1), Italy (2), Japan (1), Morocco (1), the Netherlands (3), New Zealand (2), Poland (4), Slovakia (1)

• Waitakian of New Zealand (1)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Australia (1)

• Oligocene of Argentina (1), Australia (2), France (2), Germany (4), Greenland (1), the Netherlands (3), New Zealand (1), Peru (1), Spain (1), United States (5: Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi)

• Eocene of Australia (3), Austria (1), Belgium (12), Colombia (1), Croatia (2), France (10), Hungary (1), Indonesia (1), Mexico (1), the Netherlands (2), Nigeria (3), Spain (2), Ukraine (2), the United Kingdom (17), United States (62: Alabama, California, Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas, Washington)

• Paleocene to Eocene of Australia (1)

• Paleocene of Austria (2), Belgium (1), Cote D'Ivoire (1), Greenland (1), Nigeria (1), United States (4: Alabama, Mississippi, North Dakota, Virginia)

• Cretaceous of Antarctica (1), Australia (1), Austria (1), Madagascar (1), New Zealand (7), Ukraine (3), United States (1: Texas)

Total: 244 collections including 338 occurrences

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