Isopora Studer 1878 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Acroporidae

Alternative spelling: Acropora (Isopora)

Parent taxon: Acroporidae according to A. F. Budd and C. C. Wallace 2008

See also Wallace 1999

Sister taxa: Acropora, Anacropora, Astreopora, Bacarella, Dendracis, Diplocoenia, Etallonasteria, Gravieropsammia, Montipora, Palaestraeopora, Parastraeopora, Paretallonia

Subtaxa: Isopora brueggemanni Isopora crateriformis Isopora cuneata Isopora curacaoensis Isopora ginsburgi Isopora matahari Isopora palifera Isopora togianensis

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Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (26 collections), Guam (1), Indonesia (1), Japan (30), Kenya (7), Maldives (1), the Netherlands Antilles (1), New Caledonia (5), Papua New Guinea (23), Pitcairn (1), the Seychelles (5), Taiwan (5)

• Pliocene of Indonesia (1), the Netherlands Antilles (12), Niue (1), Papua New Guinea (1)

• Miocene of Fiji (2), Indonesia (3)

Total: 126 collections including 152 occurrences

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