Coeloseris Vaughan 1918 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Agariciidae

Full reference: T. W. Vaughan. 1918. Some shoal-water corals from Murray Island (Australia), Cocos-Keeling Islands, and Fanning Island. Papers from the Department of Marine Biology of the Carnegie Institution of Washington 9:49-234

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

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Agaricia, Anisoria, Craterastraea, Cyathoseris, Gardineroseris, Helioseris, Heterogyra, Hydnophoroseris, Lamellofungia, Leptoseris, Maeandrella, Mioseris, Morphastrea, Ogilviastraea, Pachyseris, Pavona, Plocoastraea, Trochoseris, Trochoseropsis, Valloria, Vaughanoseris

Subtaxa: Coeloseris mayeri

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Type: Coeloseris mayeri

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal microcarnivore-photosymbiotic

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Indonesia (3 collections), New Caledonia (1), Papua New Guinea (7), the Philippines (3), Taiwan (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Indonesia (1)

Total: 16 collections each including a single occurrence

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