Cladopora Hall 1851 (tabulate coral)

Anthozoa - Favositida - Pachyporidae

Synonym: Taxopora Sokolov 1961

Parent taxon: Pachyporidae according to D. Hill 1981

See also Klaamann 1964 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Acaciapora, Celechopora, Daljanolites, Egosiella, Gertholites, Gracilopora, Guanziyaopora, Guizhoustriatopora, Heterocoenites, Hillaepora, Pachypora, Pachystriatopora, Parastriatoporella, Protrachypora, Rhachopora, Rotundites, Sinkiangopora, Striatopora, Thamnopora, Thamnoporella, Thamnoptychia, Yakunopora

Subtaxa: Cladopora corrigia Cladopora lemaitreae Cladopora perrara Cladopora seriata Cladopora spinulata Cladopora surculus Cladopora tubulata

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Type: Cladopora seriata

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder-photosymbiotic

Distribution:

• Permian of United States (10: New Mexico, Texas collections)

• Couvinien of Australia (1)

• Devonian of Australia (18), Canada (3: Ontario, Yukon), China (9), France (1), Germany (2), Mongolia (2), New Zealand (5), Poland (1), the Russian Federation (11), Spain (4), Tajikistan (7), Thailand (4), United States (81: Alaska, Indiana, Kentucky, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Ohio), Vietnam (11)

• Silurian to Devonian of Australia (1), Pakistan (1), United States (1: Virginia)

• Silurian of Australia (3), Canada (7: Quebec), China (5), Estonia (3), the Russian Federation (6), the United Kingdom (1), United States (22: Alaska, California, Kentucky, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia)

Total: 220 collections including 247 occurrences

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