Macgeea Webster 1889 (horn coral)

Anthozoa - Stauriida - Phillipsastreidae

Synonym: Debnikiella Rozkowska 1980

Parent taxon: Phillipsastreidae according to M. Coen-Aubert and T. Wrzolek 1991

See also Hill 1956, Kaplan 1968, Kiessling 2003 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Bensonastraea, Chuanbeiphyllum, Farabophyllum, Frechastraea, Keriophylloides, Kuangxiastraea, Pachyphyllum, Peneckiella, Phacellophyllum, Phillipsastrea, Protomacgeea, Pterorrhiza, Scruttonia, Smithicyathus, Stellatophyllum, Sudetia, Sulcorphyllum, Thamnophyllum, Trapezophyllum, Vestigiphyllum, Phacellophyllinae, Phillipsastraeinae

Subtaxa: Macgeea camplanulata Macgeea concinnula Macgeea desioi Macgeea ponderosa Macgeea pustulosa Macgeea soraufi

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Devonian of Afghanistan (2 collections), Belgium (5), Canada (26: Alberta, British Colombia-Alberta, British Columbia-Alberta, Northwest Territories), China (3), France (2), Germany (6), Iran (2), Morocco (4), Poland (4), the Russian Federation (2), Turkey (1), the United Kingdom (3), United States (25: Alaska, Iowa, Nevada, New Mexico, New York), Vietnam (2)

Total: 87 collections including 100 occurrences

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