Hexagonaria Gürich 1896 (horn coral)

Anthozoa - Stauriida - Disphyllidae

Synonyms: Hexagoniophyllum Gürich 1909, Polyphyllum Fromentel 1861

Parent taxon: Hexagonariinae according to D. Hill 1981

See also Hill 1956 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Haplothecia, Marisastrum

Subtaxa: Hexagonaria davidsoni Hexagonaria reedi

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Devonian of Afghanistan (12 collections), Australia (8), Belgium (5), Canada (21: Alberta, British Colombia-Alberta, British Columbia-Alberta, British columbia, Manitoba, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Ontario, Yukon), China (9), France (6), Germany (6), Iran (5), Kazakhstan (1), Morocco (1), New Zealand (4), Poland (8), the Russian Federation (2), Spain (5), Tajikistan (2), the United Kingdom (4), United States (36: Alaska, Arizona, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, New Mexico, Ohio), Vietnam (3)

Total: 138 collections including 195 occurrences

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