†family Rhipidastraeidae Eliasova 1991 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Rhipidastraeidae

Full reference: H. Eliasova. 1991. Rhipidogyridés (Scléractiniaires) du Crétacé de Bohême (Cénomanien supérieur-Turonien inférieur, Tchécoslovaquie). Bulletin of the Geological Survey 66(3):163-172

Parent taxon: Fungiina according to R. C. Baron-Szabo 2002

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

Subtaxa: Rhipidastraea

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Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal microcarnivore-photosymbiotic

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of the Czech Republic (1 collection), Mexico (2)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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