Agaricia Lamarck 1801 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Agariciidae

Synonym: Undaria Oken 1815

Parent taxon: Agariciidae according to A. F. Budd and D. F. McNeill 1998

See also Kiessling 2014, Sepkoski 2002 and Wells 1956

Sister taxa: Anisoria, Coeloseris, Craterastraea, Cyathoseris, Gardineroseris, Helioseris, Heterogyra, Hydnophoroseris, Lamellofungia, Leptoseris, Maeandrella, Mioseris, Morphastrea, Ogilviastraea, Pachyseris, Pavona, Plocoastraea, Trochoseris, Trochoseropsis, Valloria, Vaughanoseris

Subtaxa: Agaricia agaricites Agaricia batalleri Agaricia dominicensis Agaricia fragilis Agaricia grahamae Agaricia lamarcki Agaricia undata

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Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal microcarnivore-photosymbiotic

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Antigua and Barbuda (1 collection), Australia (1), the Bahamas (5), Barbados (12), Belize (3), Brazil (3), Cayman Islands (26), Colombia (2), Costa Rica (67), the Dominican Republic (7), Haiti (3), Jamaica (4), Mexico (1), the Netherlands Antilles (4), Panama (31), Taiwan (1), United States (8: Florida), Virgin Islands (2)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of the Bahamas (1), Costa Rica (9), Jamaica (1)

• Pliocene of the Bahamas (7), Costa Rica (16), Cuba (1), the Dominican Republic (4), Haiti (4), Jamaica (1), the Netherlands Antilles (5), United States (1: Florida)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (1), United States (1: Puerto Rico)

• Miocene of the Bahamas (1), Colombia (1), the Dominican Republic (8), France (1), Haiti (1), Indonesia (1), Pakistan (1), Panama (9), Puerto Rico (2), Spain (2), Trinidad and Tobago (7)

• Oligocene of France (2), Haiti (1)

Total: 270 collections including 435 occurrences

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