Heliophyllum Hall 1846 (horn coral)

Anthozoa - Stauriida - Zaphrentidae

Synonym: Heliogonium Chapman 1893

Parent taxon: Zaphrentidae according to D. Hill 1956

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Aemulophyllum, Cyathocylindrium, Heliophylloides, Keriophyllum, Phymatophyllum, Zaphrenthis

Subtaxa: Heliophyllum confluens Heliophyllum halli

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Devonian of Afghanistan (1 collection), Australia (1), Austria (1), Canada (5: Northwest Territories, Ontario), the Czech Republic (2), Germany (2), Kazakhstan (10), Mongolia (1), Morocco (2), the Russian Federation (2), Spain (5), the United Kingdom (1), United States (107: Alaska, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, New York, Ohio)

Total: 140 collections including 176 occurrences

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