Family Fungiacyathidae Chevalier 1987 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Fungiacyathidae

Parent taxon: Fungiina according to W. Kiessling 2008

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

Subtaxa: Fungiacyathus

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Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Japan (2 collections), Vanuatu (2)

• Pliocene of Italy (1)

• Miocene of Australia (2), Grenada (1)

• Oligocene of Australia (2)

• Eocene of Tonga (1)

• Paleocene of Egypt (2)

• Cretaceous of Antarctica (1), Australia (1)

Total: 15 collections including 19 occurrences

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