Caryophyllia mediavia Vaughan and Popenoe 1935 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Caryophylliidae

Synonyms: Caryophyllia agatdalensis Floris 1972, Caryophyllia dumblei Vaughan and Popenoe 1935

Full reference: T. W. Vaughan and W. P. Popenoe. 1935. The coral fauna of the Midway Eocene of Texas. The University of Texas Bulletin 3301:325-349

Belongs to Caryophyllia according to Vaughan and Popenoe 1935

See also Kuzmicheva 1987

Sister taxa: Caryophillia quadrifida, Caryophyllia (Acanthocyathus), Caryophyllia (Ceratocyathus), Caryophyllia (Premocyathus), Caryophyllia aequalis, Caryophyllia alaskensis, 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 konincki, Caryophyllia lamellifera, Caryophyllia leptaxis, Caryophyllia mcglameryae, 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 smithii, Caryophyllia suevica, Caryophyllia texana, Caryophyllia truncata, Caryophyllia vermicularis, Caryophyllia woodmanensis, Caryophyllia wynoocheensis

Type specimens:

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Paleocene of Egypt (1 collection), United States (10: Texas)

Total: 11 collections each including a single occurrence

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