Family Acroporidae Verrill 1902 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Acroporidae

Parent taxon: Astrocoeniina according to R. Baron-Szabo 2006

See also Turnsek 1997

Sister taxa: Actinastreidae, Astrocoeniidae, Pocilloporidae

Subtaxa: Acropora Anacropora Astreopora Bacarella Dendracis Diplocoenia Etallonasteria Gravieropsammia Isopora Montipora Palaestraeopora Parastraeopora Paretallonia

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Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Antigua and Barbuda (1 collection), Australia (96), the Bahamas (19), Barbados (70), Belize (10), Cayman Islands (19), Colombia (25), Cook Islands (3), Costa Rica (11), Djibouti (1), the Dominican Republic (12), Egypt (33), Eritrea (1), French Polynesia (38), Guadeloupe (3), Guam (2), Haiti (12), India (7), Indonesia (10), Iran (2), Israel (1), Jamaica (9), Japan (71), Kenya (42), Kiribati (1), Madagascar (2), Malaysia (1), Maldives (2), the Marshall Islands (1), Mauritius (5), Mayotte (2), Mexico (4), the Netherlands Antilles (57), New Caledonia (17), New Zealand (1), Niue (1), Northern Mariana Islands (1), Pakistan (4), Palau (4), Panama (30), Papua New Guinea (31), the Philippines (5), Pitcairn (3), Puerto Rico (1), Reunion (1), Saudi Arabia (5), the Seychelles (9), Somalia (1), Sri Lanka (2), Sudan (1), Taiwan (7), Turks and Caicos Islands (1), Tuvalu (1), United States (22: Florida, Hawaii, Texas), Vanuatu (12), Venezuela (2), Virgin Islands (12)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of the Bahamas (1), Costa Rica (7), East Timor (1), Indonesia (3), Jamaica (1), the Philippines (1), Saudi Arabia (1)

• Pliocene of the Bahamas (8), Costa Rica (15), French Polynesia (1), Haiti (4), Indonesia (22), Jamaica (2), Japan (3), the Netherlands Antilles (18), Niue (1), Papua New Guinea (1), United States (4: Florida, Hawaii)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Indonesia (7), Malaysia (1), United States (1: Puerto Rico)

• Neogene of Christmas Island (1)

• Miocene of Anguilla (3), Colombia (4), Cyprus (1), the Dominican Republic (1), Egypt (2), Fiji (4), France (16), Grenada (1), Haiti (1), Indonesia (61), Iran (8), Italy (3), Jamaica (2), Japan (2), Madagascar (2), Malaysia (2), the Marshall Islands (5), Mexico (3), the Netherlands Antilles (1), New Zealand (1), Northern Mariana Islands (1), Pakistan (1), Panama (17), Papua New Guinea (4), Portugal (2), Romania (1), Somalia (5), United States (2: Hawaii, Maryland), Venezuela (2)

• Oligocene to Miocene of United States (1: Florida)

• Oligocene of Antigua and Barbuda (3), the Dominican Republic (1), France (4), Greece (4), Haiti (1), India (1), Indonesia (1), Iran (2), Italy (44), Jamaica (1), Libya (2), Malaysia (2), Mexico (1), Panama (1), Puerto Rico (4), Slovenia (6), Spain (4), United States (2: Georgia, Oregon), Venezuela (4)

• Eocene to Oligocene of Greece (1)

• Eocene to Miocene of the Marshall Islands (1)

• Eocene of Croatia (5), the Czech Republic (3), France (5), Germany (2), Haiti (1), Hungary (7), Italy (4), Jamaica (4), Japan (1), the Marshall Islands (1), Mexico (3), Panama (2), Papua New Guinea (1), Slovenia (3), Somalia (4), Spain (6), Ukraine (1), the United Kingdom (4), United States (2: Washington)

• Paleocene of India (1), Italy (1), Slovenia (3), Somalia (1), Spain (1)

• Cretaceous of Chile (1), China (1), France (3), Georgia (5), Germany (1), Hungary (1), Jamaica (2), Madagascar (1), Mexico (4), the Netherlands (1), Poland (4), Romania (1), Serbia and Montenegro (1), Spain (1), Switzerland (2), Ukraine (2), United States (1: Texas)

• Jurassic to Cretaceous of Japan (1)

• Jurassic of Argentina (1), Azerbaijan (4), China (1), the Czech Republic (5), France (7), Georgia (5), Greece (1), Lebanon (1), Madagascar (3), Morocco (2), Poland (1), Portugal (9), Romania (1), the Russian Federation (4), Slovenia (1), Switzerland (1), Tunisia (1), Turkmenistan (1), Uzbekistan (1)

Total: 1249 collections including 2328 occurrences

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