Solenopora Dybowski 1877 (red algae)

Rhodophyceae - Solenoporaceae

Parent taxon: Solenoporaceae according to R. Riding 2004

See also Fischer 1969 and Wnendt-Juber 1990

Sister taxa: Dendronella, Elianella, Komia, Marinella, Metasolenopora, Neosolenopora, Parachaetetes, Pycnoporidium, Solenoporella, Tauristorea

Subtaxa: Solenopora alcicornis Solenopora concentrica Solenopora guangxiensis Solenopora jurassica Solenopora paraconcentrica Solenopora rectangulata Solenopora spongioides Solenopora triasina Solenopora vachardi

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Type: Solenopora spongioides

Ecology: stationary epifaunal "photoautotroph"

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Egypt (2 collections), France (3), Germany (3), Hungary (1), India (2), Oman (1), Romania (2), Slovakia (1)

• Jurassic of France (2), Germany (5), Morocco (1), Poland (1), Portugal (1), Slovenia (1), Spain (3), Switzerland (1), Tunisia (1), the United Kingdom (2)

• Triassic of Austria (10), China (21), East Timor (3), Germany (2), Greece (3), Indonesia (2), Iran (2), Italy (10), Mexico (2), Oman (1), Romania (1), the Russian Federation (5), Slovenia (3), Tajikistan (1), Thailand (1), Turkey (3), United States (4: Alaska, Nevada)

• Permian of China (4), Germany (1), Italy (1), Mexico (1), Slovenia (1), Tunisia (2), United States (2: New Mexico, Texas)

• Carboniferous of Australia (1), China (1), France (1), Ireland (1), Japan (1), the United Kingdom (2)

• Devonian of Australia (2), China (1), France (1), Germany (2), Italy (1), the Russian Federation (3), Tajikistan (1)

• Silurian to Devonian of United States (1: Alaska)

• Silurian of Canada (2: Nunavut), China (1), Estonia (2), Norway (2), the Russian Federation (1), Sweden (8), United States (2: Alaska)

• Ordovician of Canada (7: Newfoundland and Labrador, Ontario, Quebec), China (8), Estonia (4), Norway (4), the Russian Federation (3), South Korea (1), United States (61: Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia)

• Chazy of Canada (3: Quebec), United States (4: New York, Vermont)

• Whiterockian of United States (1: Vermont)

• Arenig of Canada (1: Newfoundland and Labrador)

Total: 253 collections including 288 occurrences

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