Astrangia Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Rhizangiidae

Parent taxon: Rhizangiidae according to R. Baron-Szabo 2006

See also Sepkoski 2002 and Vaughan 1904

Sister taxa: Arctangia, Bathangia, Cladangia, Cryptangia, Culicia, Oulangia, Phyllangia, Platyhelia, Reussangia, Rhizangia, Septastrea, Symbiangia

Subtaxa: Astrangia (Coenangia) Astrangia boreas Astrangia calhounensis Astrangia clarki Astrangia cretacea Astrangia expansa Astrangia floridana Astrangia grandis Astrangia harrisi Astrangia insignifica Astrangia leonensis Astrangia lineatus Astrangia ludoviciana Astrangia manthelanensis Astrangia persica Astrangia talquinensis Astrangia vasconiensis Astrangia wilcoxensis

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Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Barbados (1 collection), Indonesia (1), Mexico (3), New Zealand (1), United States (8: Alaska, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, New York, Virginia)

• Blancan of United States (2: California)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of United States (1: Florida)

• Pliocene of United States (8: California, Florida)

• Miocene of France (10), Somalia (1), United States (4: Florida, New Jersey)

• Oligocene of France (2), Iran (1), United States (2: California, Georgia)

• Eocene of United States (10: Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Washington)

• Paleocene of Greenland (2), United States (1: Alabama)

• Cretaceous of Australia (1), United States (5: New Jersey, Texas)

Total: 64 collections including 70 occurrences

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