Phillipsastrea d'Orbigny 1849 (horn coral)

Anthozoa - Stauriida - Phillipsastreidae

Synonyms: Phillipsastraea d'Orbigny 1850, Pseudoacervularia Schl├╝ter 1881, Smithia Milne-Edwards and Haime 1851, Streptastraea Lang et al. 1940, Streptastrea Sandberger and Sandberger 1856

Parent taxon: Phillipsastreidae according to D. Hill 1981

See also Hill 1956 and Sepkoski 2002

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

Subtaxa: Phillipsastrea disrupta Phillipsastrea givetica Phillipsastrea hollardi Phillipsastrea irregularis Phillipsastrea kergarvanensis Phillipsastrea maculosa Phillipsastrea morzadeci Phillipsastrea sobolewi Phillipsastrea sparkensis Smithia hennahii

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Givetian of Morocco (1 collection)

• Devonian of Afghanistan (9), Australia (13), Belgium (4), Canada (38: Alberta, British Colombia-Alberta, British Columbia-Alberta, British columbia, Northwest Territories), China (2), Germany (6), Iran (1), Kazakhstan (2), Mauritania (2), Mongolia (1), Morocco (6), Myanmar (3), Poland (1), the Russian Federation (9), Spain (20), Tajikistan (1), Thailand (5), the United Kingdom (3), United States (12: Alaska), Vietnam (2), Western Sahara (4)

• Silurian of United States (1: California)

Total: 146 collections including 184 occurrences

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