Order Milleporina (fire coral)

Hydrozoa - Milleporina

Parent taxon: Hydrozoa according to J.E.N. Veron 2000

See also Rehfeld and Ernst 1998 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Actinulida, Chondrophorina, Delheidia, Eoporpita, Fistulella, Graptogeitonia, Hydrocorallinae, Hydroida, Jillua, Lemniscaterina, Likinia, Milleporidae, Ovatoscutum, Plumalina, Rhizostromella, Roseoporella, Siphonophorida, Sphaeractinida, Spongiomorphida, Spriggia, Stoliczkaria, Stoliczkiella, Stylasterina, Trachylinida, Tubulariae, Tubuloparietes

Subtaxa: Axopora Axoporella Diamantopora Heterastrididae Milleaster Millepora Palaeomillepora Subaxopora

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal carnivore-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Antigua and Barbuda (1 collection), Australia (6), the Bahamas (2), Barbados (2), Belize (2), Brazil (1), Cape Verde (4), Cayman Islands (1), Cook Islands (1), the Dominican Republic (2), Egypt (9), French Polynesia (2), Guam (1), Haiti (1), Japan (2), Kiribati (1), Mauritius (2), the Netherlands Antilles (1), New Caledonia (2), Panama (2), Saudi Arabia (4), the Seychelles (5), Tuvalu (1), United States (4: Florida), Vanuatu (1), Virgin Islands (3)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Costa Rica (3)

• Pliocene of Costa Rica (1), the Marshall Islands (1), United States (1: Florida)

• Miocene of France (1), Israel (1), Jamaica (1), the Marshall Islands (2), Morocco (1), New Zealand (1)

• Oligocene of Italy (6), Jamaica (1)

• Eocene of France (1), Germany (1), Italy (1), Jamaica (3), Panama (1), Spain (1), the United Kingdom (1)

• Cretaceous of Spain (2), Ukraine (1)

• Jurassic of Croatia (1), United States (1: Idaho)

• Triassic of Austria (2), Canada (2: British Columbia), Cyprus (1), Hungary (1), Iran (5), Mexico (3), New Caledonia (1), Oman (2), the Russian Federation (4), Tajikistan (1), the United Arab Emirates (1), United States (29: Alaska)

• Permian of China (2)

• Devonian of Germany (1)

Total: 152 collections including 157 occurrences

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