Cladangia Milne-Edwards and Haime 1851 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Rhizangiidae

Synonym: Stylopsammia Oppenheim 1930

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

See also Al-Harithi and Birenheide 1993, Kiessling 2014 and Sepkoski 2002

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

Subtaxa: Cladangia aquitaniensis Cladangia carryensis Cladangia carvalhoi Cladangia crassoramosa Cladangia semispherica

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Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Angola (2 collections)

• Miocene of France (13), Italy (1), New Zealand (1), Spain (1)

• Oligocene of France (2)

• Eocene of Croatia (2)

Total: 22 collections including 38 occurrences

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