Aulopora Goldfuss 1829 (tabulate coral)

Anthozoa - Auloporida - Auloporidae

Parent taxon: Auloporidae according to E. Klaamann 1966

See also Murray 1985 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Aulocaulis, Auloporella, Aulozoa, Ceratopora, Diorychopora, Gundarina, Mastopora, Planalveolitella, Syringoporinae

Subtaxa: Aulopora amica Aulopora assueta Aulopora celsa Aulopora enodis Aulopora gerthi Aulopora necopina Aulopora repens Aulopora serpens Aulopora timorica

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Type: Aulopora serpens

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Permian of Indonesia (3 collections), Iran (3), Italy (1), United States (1: Texas)

• Pennsylvanian of Canada (1: Nunavut)

• Osagean of United States (1: Indiana)

• Carboniferous of Canada (1: Alberta), Kazakhstan (1), the Russian Federation (1), the United Kingdom (2), United States (10: Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Utah, Virginia)

• Couvinien of Australia (1)

• Devonian of Australia (25), Austria (2), Belgium (4), Canada (5: Alberta, Manitoba, Northwest Territories), China (5), the Czech Republic (3), France (10), Germany (19), Japan (3), Morocco (1), Poland (2), the Russian Federation (1), Spain (3), Turkey (1), the United Kingdom (2), United States (92: Alaska, Arizona, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Nevada, New York, Ohio), Western Sahara (1)

• Silurian of Australia (2), Canada (6: New Brunswick, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Quebec), China (1), the Czech Republic (2), Estonia (7), Greenland (1), Norway (1), Poland (1), Sweden (12), the United Kingdom (1), United States (6: Alaska, Kentucky, New York, West Virginia)

• Ordovician of Australia (9), Canada (2: Newfoundland and Labrador, Ontario), United States (2: Tennessee)

Total: 258 collections including 274 occurrences

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