Aquitanophyllia (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Mussidae

Parent taxon: Mussidae according to C. Perrin et al. 1998

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Acanthastrea, Antilla, Australomussa, Blastomussa, Circophyllia, Cyclomussa, Cycloria, Cynarina, Homophyllia, Indomussa, Indophyllia, Isophyllia, Leptomussa, Lithodendrum, Lithophyllia, Lobophyllia, Matejkia, Micromussa, Mussa, Mussinae, Mussismilia, Mycetophyllia, Palaeomussa, Scolymia, Symphyllia, Syzygophyllia

Subtaxa: Aquitanophyllia grandistellae

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Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Miocene of Egypt (3 collections), France (5), Italy (1)

• Oligocene of France (1)

Total: 10 collections each including a single occurrence

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