Alveopora Blainville 1830 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Poritidae

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

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Bernardpora, Dictyaraea, Goniopora, Porites, Poritipora, Stylaraea

Subtaxa: Alveopora allingi Alveopora atarensis Alveopora chiapanecae Alveopora daedalea Alveopora daxensis Alveopora deningeri Alveopora fenestrata Alveopora japonica Alveopora jessicae Alveopora micropora Alveopora oliveri Alveopora polyacantha Alveopora rudis Alveopora somaliensis Alveopora spongiosa Alveopora tampae Alveopora verrilliana

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Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (1 collection), French Polynesia (3), Indonesia (2), Japan (5), Kenya (2), Mauritius (1), New Caledonia (1), New Zealand (1), the Seychelles (1), Vanuatu (2)

• Pliocene of Indonesia (7), Japan (2), Papua New Guinea (1)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Indonesia (1)

• Miocene of Australia (1), Egypt (1), Fiji (2), France (4), Indonesia (14), Iran (2), Jamaica (1), Japan (1), Madagascar (1), Malaysia (1), the Marshall Islands (2), New Zealand (2), Papua New Guinea (3), Somalia (3)

• Oligocene to Miocene of United States (2: Florida)

• Oligocene of Antigua and Barbuda (4), France (2), Greece (2), Indonesia (1), Iran (1), Italy (19), Jamaica (1), Mexico (1), Puerto Rico (1), Slovenia (1), United States (1: Georgia), Venezuela (2)

• Eocene to Oligocene of Greece (1)

• Eocene of Germany (2), Italy (1), Jamaica (1), the Marshall Islands (1), Panama (1), Slovenia (1), Spain (3)

• Paleocene of India (1), Italy (1)

Total: 119 collections including 138 occurrences

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