Millepora (fire coral)

Hydrozoa - Milleporina

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

See also Rehfeld and Ernst 1998 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Axopora, Axoporella, Diamantopora, Heterastrididae, Milleaster, Palaeomillepora, Subaxopora

Subtaxa: Millepora alcicornis Millepora depauperata Millepora irregularis Millepora mammillaris Millepora subpirenaica Millepora verrucosa

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal carnivore-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Antigua and Barbuda (1 collection), Australia (5), 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 (2), 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)

• Oligocene of Italy (6), Jamaica (1)

• Eocene of Germany (1), Italy (1), Jamaica (3), Panama (1), Spain (1)

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

• Jurassic of Croatia (1)

• Devonian of Germany (1)

Total: 91 collections including 96 occurrences

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