Agathelia Reuss 1854 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Agatheliidae

Synonyms: Cenomanina, Ficariastraea Alloiteau 1952

Parent taxon: Agatheliidae according to R. C. Baron-Szabo 1997

See also Baron-Szabo 2002 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Brachthelia, Eothelia

Subtaxa: Agathelia asperella Agathelia minor Agathelia turbinata Agathelia urgonica

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Type: Agathelia asperella

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal microcarnivore-photosymbiotic

Distribution:

• Oligocene of Libya (1 collection)

• Paleocene of Slovakia (1)

• Cretaceous of Armenia (1), Austria (4), China (1), the Czech Republic (1), Greece (2), Mexico (1), Slovakia (2), Spain (1), Tanzania (1), Ukraine (2), the United Arab Emirates (1)

Total: 19 collections including 20 occurrences

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