Cladocora Ehrenberg 1834 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Faviidae

Synonyms: Cereiophyllia Barta-Calmus 1973, Cereiphyllia Barta-Calmus 1973, Haimesiphyllia Alloiteau 1957, Procladocora Alloiteau 1952, Rhabdocora Fromentel 1873

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

See also Alvarez et al. 1994, Baron-Szabo 2002, Baron-Szabo 2006, Kiessling 2014, Sepkoski 2002, Turnsek 1997 and Wells 1956

Sister taxa: Agathiphylliinae, Amphimeandra, Anisocoenia, Antiguastrea, Antillophyllia, Aquitanastraea, Barabattoia, Colpophyllia, Columellogyra, Dactylosmilia, Defrancia, Dictuophyllia, Dictyoastraea, Diploria, Edwardsastraea, Eohydnophora, Eugyra, Favia, Faviinae, Felixigyra, Grandifavia, Hadrophyllia, Haldonia, Kobyphyllia, Ksiazkiewiczia, Leptastrea, Liptodendron, Manicina, Montastreinae, Monticulastraea, Moseleya, Myriophyllia, Oulastrea, Parasimplastrea, Phacellocoenia, Plavecia, Plesiastrea, Pseudisastraea, Pseudomyriophyllia, Sakalavastraea, Solenastrea, Stephanaxocoenia, Tarbellastraea, Thysanus

Subtaxa: Cladocora arbuscula Cladocora barkii Cladocora bosquensis Cladocora brevis Cladocora caespitosa Cladocora gaasensis Cladocora gamachotensis Cladocora gracilis Cladocora haimei Cladocora jamaicaensis Cladocora johnsoni Cladocora liburnensis Cladocora michelottii Cladocora multicaulis Cladocora prevostiana Cladocora prolifera Cladocora reussi Cladocora rosicensis Cladocora tenuis

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Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-microcarnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Barbados (2 collections), France (2), Greece (3), Italy (8), Pakistan (1), Panama (1), Spain (1), United States (1: Florida)

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

• Pliocene of the Bahamas (1), Cyprus (1), Italy (1), Spain (4)

• Miocene of Brazil (1), France (16), Grenada (2), Iran (1), Italy (3), Libya (1), Mexico (1), Morocco (1), Pakistan (1), Panama (1), Portugal (1)

• Oligocene of France (2), Italy (15), Puerto Rico (2), Spain (2)

• Eocene of Croatia (2), Germany (1), Italy (2), Mexico (2), Slovakia (1), Spain (5), United States (3: North Carolina, South Carolina)

• Paleocene of Antarctica (1), Argentina (2), Egypt (1), Italy (2), Pakistan (1), Puerto Rico (1), Somalia (2), Spain (2)

• Cretaceous of Austria (1), Croatia (1), Egypt (3), Germany (1), Greece (1), Jamaica (3), Mexico (3), Pakistan (1), Serbia and Montenegro (1), Slovenia (1), Switzerland (1)

• Jurassic of India (1), Jordan (1), Tunisia (1)

Total: 125 collections including 143 occurrences

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