Alveolites Lamarck 1801 (tabulate coral)

Anthozoa - Favositida - Alveolitidae

Parent taxon: Alveolitinae according to D. Hill 1981

See also Kiessling 2003, Murray 1985 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Alveolitella, Crassialveolites, Grandalveolites, Kitakamiia, Planalveolites, Scharkovaelites, Spongioalveolites, Subalveolitella, Subalveolites

Subtaxa: Alveolites bergeri Alveolites bilsteinensis Alveolites buchiana Alveolites gruenewaldti Alveolites lindensis Alveolites producti Alveolites pseudorbicularis Alveolites tenuissimus

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder-photosymbiotic

Distribution:

• Permian of Germany (3 collections), Italy (2), the United Kingdom (1)

• Carboniferous of the United Kingdom (2)

• Couvinien of Australia (1)

• Devonian of Afghanistan (26), Australia (38), Austria (4), Belgium (7), Canada (22: Alberta, Manitoba, Northwest Territories, Nunavut), China (9), the Czech Republic (5), France (6), Germany (56), Italy (1), Mongolia (7), Morocco (10), Poland (25), the Russian Federation (17), Spain (37), Tajikistan (4), Thailand (5), Turkey (1), the United Kingdom (14), United States (45: Alaska, Indiana, Kentucky, Nevada), Vietnam (13), Western Sahara (2)

• Silurian to Devonian of Pakistan (1)

• Silurian of Australia (2), Canada (19: Manitoba, New Brunswick, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Ontario, Quebec), China (2), the Russian Federation (2), Sweden (2), the United Kingdom (1), United States (15: Alaska, California, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Ohio, Wisconsin)

Total: 407 collections including 523 occurrences

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