Catalaphyllia Wells 1971 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Euphyllidae

Full reference: J. W. Wells. 1971. Notes on Indo-Pacific scleractinian corals, part 7: Catalaphyllia, a new genus of reef corals. Pacific Science 25:368-371

Parent taxon: Euphyllidae according to J.E.N. Veron 2000

Sister taxa: Euphyllia, Nemenzophyllia, Physogyra, Plerogyra

Subtaxa: Catalaphyllia jardinei

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Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Evans Head (Quaternary of Australia)

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