Caryophyllia konincki Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Caryophylliidae

Alternative combination: Cyathina koninckii

Synonyms: Asterosmilia decapali Hassan and Salama 1970, Caryophyllia aegyptiaca Hassan and Salama 1970, Caryophyllia andreasi Floris 1972, Caryophyllia antonibensis Alloiteau 1951, Caryophyllia arcotensis Forbes 1846, Caryophyllia compressa Duncan 1880, Caryophyllia danica Nielsen 1922, Caryophyllia decemplex de Fromentel 1863, Caryophyllia feddeni Duncan 1880, Caryophyllia indica Duncan 1880, Caryophyllia kongieli Rozkowska 1955, Caryophyllia matesovae Kuzmicheva 1975, Caryophyllia mississippiensis Wells 1933, Caryophyllia phanerocosta Hassan and Salama 1970, Caryophyllia popenguinensis Alloiteau 1952, Caryophyllia stephensoni Wells 1933, Cyathina bredae Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850, Cyathina cylindrica Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850, Cyathina debeyana Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850, Cylindrocyathus popenguinensis Alloiteau 1952, Turbinolia arcotensis Forbes 1846

Belongs to Caryophyllia according to Milne-Edwards 1857

See also Baron-Szabo 2002, Baron-Szabo 2017, Forbes 1846, Hassan and Salama 1970, Kuzmicheva 1987 and Wells 1933

Sister taxa: Caryophillia quadrifida, Caryophyllia (Acanthocyathus), Caryophyllia (Ceratocyathus), Caryophyllia (Premocyathus), Caryophyllia aequalis, Caryophyllia arnoldi, Caryophyllia blakeleyensis, Caryophyllia calcitrapa, Caryophyllia californica, Caryophyllia calveri, Caryophyllia capayensis, Caryophyllia charrieri, Caryophyllia cladaxis, Caryophyllia clavus, Caryophyllia comanchei, Caryophyllia constricta, Caryophyllia crassicosta, Caryophyllia dalli, Caryophyllia degenerans, Caryophyllia denaria, Caryophyllia dentonensis, Caryophyllia gracilis, Caryophyllia granulosa, Caryophyllia inops, Caryophyllia japonica, Caryophyllia lamellifera, Caryophyllia leptaxis, Caryophyllia mcglameryae, Caryophyllia mediavia, Caryophyllia neglecta, Caryophyllia oregonensis, Caryophyllia paucipaliata, Caryophyllia pedroensis, Caryophyllia pentaradiata, Caryophyllia quadragintaseptae, Caryophyllia salinaria, Caryophyllia sarsiae, Caryophyllia sciolzensis, Caryophyllia scobinosa, Caryophyllia simplex, Caryophyllia sismondai, Caryophyllia suevica, Caryophyllia texana, Caryophyllia truncata, Caryophyllia vermicularis, Caryophyllia woodmanensis, Caryophyllia wynoocheensis

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Paleocene of Egypt (1 collection), Poland (1)

• Cretaceous of India (1), Libya (1), Switzerland (1)

Total: 5 collections including 7 occurrences

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