Dictuophyllia Blainville 1830 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Faviidae

Synonym: Meandroria Alloiteau 1952

Parent taxon: Faviidae according to R. Baron-Szabo 2006

See also Baron-Szabo 2002, Fischer 1969 and Turnsek 1997

Sister taxa: Agathiphylliinae, Amphimeandra, Anisocoenia, Antiguastrea, Antillophyllia, Aquitanastraea, Barabattoia, Cladocora, Colpophyllia, Columellogyra, Dactylosmilia, Defrancia, Dictyoastraea, Diploria, Edwardsastraea, Eohydnophora, Eugyra, Favia, Faviinae, Felixigyra, Grandifavia, Hadrophyllia, Haldonia, Kobyphyllia, Ksiazkiewiczia, Leptastrea, Liptodendron, Manicina, Montastreinae, Monticulastraea, Moseleya, Myriophyllia, Oulastrea, Parasimplastrea, Phacellocoenia, Plavecia, Plesiastrea, Pseudisastraea, Pseudomyriophyllia, Sakalavastraea, Solenastrea, Stephanaxocoenia, Tarbellastraea, Thysanus

Subtaxa: Dictuophyllia batalleri Dictuophyllia collignoni Dictuophyllia conferticostata Dictuophyllia incerta Dictuophyllia konincki Dictuophyllia pirotensis Dictuophyllia radiata Dictuophyllia reticulata

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Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-microcarnivore

Distribution:

• Oligocene of India (1 collection)

• Paleocene of Pakistan (1), Puerto Rico (1)

• Cretaceous of Austria (1), China (4), Jamaica (21), Madagascar (1), Mexico (4), the Netherlands (4), Serbia and Montenegro (3), Slovakia (1), Spain (2)

Total: 44 collections including 45 occurrences

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