Calamophyllia Blainville 1830 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Calamophylliidae

Synonym: Calamoseris Alloiteau 1952

Parent taxon: Calamophylliidae according to J. W. Wells 1956

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Antilloseris, Baryphyllia, Ferrya, Gonioseris, Gyrodendron, Protoseris, Rabdastrea, Sematethmos, Stiboria, Viminohelia

Subtaxa: Calamophyllia cassiana Calamophyllia ducreti Calamophyllia grandis Calamophyllia northeyi Calamophyllia sikesi Calamophyllia stereoplasmophyla Calamophyllia subtilis Calamophyllia tangana Calamoseris disputabilis

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Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal microcarnivore-photosymbiotic

Distribution:

• Miocene of Indonesia (1 collection), Pakistan (1), Romania (1)

• Eocene of Hungary (6), Italy (1), Slovenia (1)

• Cretaceous of Jamaica (1), Switzerland (1)

• Jurassic of Azerbaijan (2), Ethiopia (1), Japan (1), Portugal (14), Switzerland (1), Tanzania (3)

Total: 35 collections including 53 occurrences

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