Actinacis d'Orbigny 1849 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Actinacididae

Parent taxon: Actinacididae according to R. C. Baron-Szabo 2002

See also Sepkoski 2002 and Turnsek 1997

Sister taxa: Actinaraea, Actinhelia, Elephantaria, Thamnarea

Subtaxa: Actinacis alabamensis Actinacis barretti Actinacis cognata Actinacis elegans Actinacis haueri Actinacis magna Actinacis martiniana Actinacis miyakoensis Actinacis parvulina Actinacis phineus Actinacis remesi Actinacis reussi Actinacis rollei Actinacis sawkinsi Actinacis valverdensis

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Type: Actinacis martiniana

Ecology: stationary epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Miocene of Jamaica (1 collection)

• Oligocene of Antigua and Barbuda (4), the Dominican Republic (1), Greece (2), Haiti (1), Iran (1), Italy (31), Jamaica (1), Libya (1), Mexico (1), Puerto Rico (3), Saudi Arabia (1), Slovenia (4), Somalia (1), Spain (1), United States (1: Georgia), Venezuela (1)

• Eocene to Oligocene of Greece (1)

• Eocene of Austria (1), Bosnia and Herzegovina (1), the Czech Republic (1), Egypt (1), France (1), Germany (1), Guadeloupe (1), Hungary (5), Italy (4), Jamaica (3), Mexico (4), Panama (1), Papua New Guinea (1), Slovakia (1), Slovenia (2), Spain (10), Ukraine (1)

• Paleocene of Austria (1), Croatia (1), France (1), Italy (2), Puerto Rico (1), Slovakia (3), Slovenia (4), Spain (2), Ukraine (1), United States (1: Alabama)

• Cretaceous of Austria (6), Croatia (1), the Czech Republic (1), Georgia (1), Germany (1), Italy (1), Jamaica (16), Japan (1), Madagascar (1), Mexico (3), Oman (2), Pakistan (4), Poland (2), Slovenia (3), Spain (4), Tunisia (1), Turkmenistan (1), Ukraine (2), the United Arab Emirates (1), United States (1: Texas)

Total: 166 collections including 191 occurrences

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