Trochophyllia Alloiteau 1952 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae

Parent taxon: Montlivaltiidae according to L. Beauvais 1964

Sister taxa: Brevimaeandra, Ceratothecia, Clausastrea, Coenotheca, Complexastraeopsis, Complexastrea, Confusastrea, Cyathophyllia, Cyathophylliopsis, Dimorphocoenia, Elasmophyllia, Ellipsosmilia, Goldfussastraea, Goldfussastrea, Isastrea, Mapucheastrea, Margarastreopsis, Montlivaltiinae, Nerthastraea, Neuquinosmilia, Paraclausastraea, Paraphyllogyra, Peplosmilia, Placosmilia, Placosmiliinae, Puschastraea, Rhabdophyllia, Thecomeandra, Thecosmilia, Trochosmilia

Subtaxa: Trochophyllia melania Trochophyllia ogilvieae Trochophyllia rara Trochophyllia tourtiensis

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Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Germany (1 collection), Greece (4), Iran (1), Serbia and Montenegro (1)

• Jurassic of Switzerland (1), the United Kingdom (1)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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