Family Corallinaceae Lamouroux 1816 (red algae)

Rhodophyceae - Corallinales - Corallinaceae

Parent taxon: Corallinales according to W. Kiessling 2003

See also Bassi 1998 and Braga et al. 1993

Sister taxa: Archaeolithothamnium, Archamphiroa, Craticulaceae, Graticula, Halysis, Hapalidiaceae, Nematothallopsis, Sporolithaceae, Subterraniphyllum

Subtaxa: Amphiroa Amphiroideae Corallinoideae Dermatolithon Goniolithon Hydrolithon Lithophylloideae Mastophoroideae Melobesia Metagoniolithoideae Palaeothamnium Parakymalithon Paralithoporella Paraphyllum Paulsilvella Porolithon Tenarea Titanoderma

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal "photoautotroph"

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (11 collections), the Bahamas (4), Barbados (6), Belize (1), Brazil (2), Cayman Islands (2), Cook Islands (1), Egypt (7), French Polynesia (25), Greece (4), Guam (7), India (9), Italy (6), Jamaica (2), Japan (6), Madagascar (2), Maldives (2), the Marshall Islands (5), Mauritius (1), Mayotte (2), the Netherlands Antilles (1), New Caledonia (9), New Zealand (16), Palau (1), Papua New Guinea (2), Portugal (1), Reunion (1), the Seychelles (3), Taiwan (1), United States (8: Hawaii), Vanuatu (3), Virgin Islands (1)

• Pliocene of Australia (1), Egypt (10), Greece (1), Guam (2), Italy (3), Spain (9)

• Hemphillian of Spain (2)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Guam (1), Spain (2)

• Neogene of Spain (1)

• Miocene of Australia (5), Austria (1), Bulgaria (1), Egypt (14), France (2), Greece (3), Guam (71), Hungary (1), India (3), Iran (3), Israel (30), Italy (21), Japan (1), Lebanon (8), Libya (1), Malaysia (1), Malta (12), the Marshall Islands (13), Morocco (2), Poland (15), Portugal (1), Romania (2), Saudi Arabia (1), Slovakia (1), Spain (35), Turkey (2), Ukraine (1)

• Oligocene of Antigua and Barbuda (3), India (4), Indonesia (1), Italy (23), Saudi Arabia (1), Slovenia (2), Spain (3), United States (1: Georgia)

• Eocene of Australia (2), Austria (1), France (3), Germany (2), Greece (3), Guam (8), Hungary (2), India (5), Italy (9), Japan (12), Peru (1), Romania (1), Slovenia (1), Spain (6), United States (2: California, Florida)

• Paleocene to Eocene of Greece (2), India (1)

• Paleocene of Austria (2), Croatia (1), Egypt (3), France (6), Greece (1), India (1), Iraq (4), Italy (1), Slovakia (7), Slovenia (1), Turkey (3), United States (1: Alabama)

• Cretaceous of Egypt (1), France (7), Germany (4), Hungary (3), India (3), Iraq (30), Italy (3), the Marshall Islands (1), Portugal (2), Romania (10), Slovakia (2), Spain (1), Tunisia (1)

• Jurassic of Portugal (5)

• Permian of China (2)

• Silurian of Tajikistan (2)

Total: 642 collections including 1473 occurrences

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