†family Astraeomorphidae Frech 1890 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Astraeomorphidae

Parent taxon: Fungiina according to M. Bernecker et al. 1999

See also Turnsek 1997

Sister taxa: Acrosmiliidae, Agariciicae, Andemantastraeidae, Astraraeidae, Dermosmiliidae, Felixaraeidae, Fungiacyathidae, Fungiicae, Funginellidae, Haplaraeidae, Kobyastraeidae, Microbaciidae, Pachyphyllidae, Poriticae, Procyclolitidae, Rhipidastraeidae, Siderastreidae, Synastraeidae, Thamnasteriidae

Subtaxa: Astraeomorpha Parastraeomorpha Seriastraea

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Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal microcarnivore-photosymbiotic

Distribution:

• Triassic of Australia (3 collections), Austria (15), Canada (4: British Columbia, Yukon), Chile (1), China (2), Greece (1), India (1), Indonesia (2), Iran (4), Italy (17), Japan (4), Mexico (2), Nepal (1), Oman (2), Peru (1), Poland (4), the Russian Federation (8), Slovakia (3), Slovenia (6), Tajikistan (8), United States (19: Alaska, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon)

Total: 108 collections including 163 occurrences

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