Heliocoenia variabilis Etallon 1859 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Stylinidae

Synonyms: Alloiteaucoenia ternodorensis Beauvais 1964, Alloiteaucoenia tumularis Alloiteau 1948, Heliocoenia tumularis Alloiteau 1948

Belongs to Heliocoenia according to W. Kiessling 2003

See also Beauvais 1964 and Roniewicz 1966

Sister taxa: Heliocoenia (Hexaheliocoenia), Heliocoenia (Octoheliocoenia), Heliocoenia bendukidzeae, Heliocoenia catenula, Heliocoenia claudiopolisensis, Heliocoenia corallina, Heliocoenia costulata, Heliocoenia decora, Heliocoenia etalloni, Heliocoenia gracilis, Heliocoenia humberti, Heliocoenia kabakovitschae, Heliocoenia kakhadzei, Heliocoenia lamellosa, Heliocoenia minima, Heliocoenia orbignyi, Heliocoenia pakongensis, Heliocoenia picteti, Heliocoenia pseudocorallina, Heliocoenia rarauensis, Heliocoenia rozkowskae, Heliocoenia sparsa, Heliocoenia stellata, Heliocoenia strambergensis, Heliocoenia triradiata, Heliocoenia vadosa, Heliocoenia vesicularia, Heliocoenia vigintiseptata, Heliocoenia zaglica, Alloiteaucoenia (Kobycoenia)

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder


• Cretaceous of Georgia (3 collections), Mexico (1), Spain (1), Ukraine (1)

• Jurassic of Azerbaijan (3), Croatia (1), the Czech Republic (2), France (6), Georgia (3), Germany (4), Iran (5), Italy (1), Poland (8), Portugal (10), Romania (4), the Russian Federation (2), Serbia and Montenegro (1), Slovenia (4), Spain (4)

Total: 64 collections each including a single occurrence

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