Colpophyllia Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Faviidae

Synonyms: Ceriosmilia Schuster 2002, Hydnophyllia Reis 1889

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

See also Johnson 1998, Kiessling 2014, Schuster 2002, Sepkoski 2002 and Wells 1956

Sister taxa: Agathiphylliinae, Amphimeandra, Anisocoenia, Antiguastrea, Antillophyllia, Aquitanastraea, Barabattoia, Cladocora, 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: Colpophyllia amaranthus Colpophyllia applanata Colpophyllia breviserialis Colpophyllia duncani Colpophyllia elegans Colpophyllia eocaenica Colpophyllia inaequalis Colpophyllia iranica Colpophyllia longicollis Colpophyllia malayica Colpophyllia meandrinoides Colpophyllia mexicanum Colpophyllia multisepta Colpophyllia natans Colpophyllia reagani Colpophyllia slavutytschensis Colpophyllia stellata Colpophyllia willoughbiensis

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Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-microcarnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Antigua and Barbuda (1 collection), the Bahamas (1), Barbados (4), Bermuda (1), Cayman Islands (15), Colombia (11), Costa Rica (23), the Dominican Republic (6), Jamaica (4), Mexico (2), the Netherlands Antilles (14), Panama (10), United States (11: Florida), Venezuela (1), Virgin Islands (4)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Costa Rica (5), Jamaica (1)

• Pliocene of the Bahamas (1), Costa Rica (8), the Dominican Republic (1), Jamaica (1), the Netherlands Antilles (3)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Malaysia (1)

• Miocene of Colombia (1), France (1), Indonesia (3), Italy (1), Jamaica (1), Mexico (2), Panama (4), Trinidad and Tobago (2)

• Oligocene of Antigua and Barbuda (1), France (3), Greece (3), Iran (2), Italy (19), Jamaica (1), Mexico (2), Puerto Rico (3), Saudi Arabia (1), Venezuela (1)

• Eocene to Oligocene of Greece (1)

• Eocene of Germany (1), Italy (2), Jamaica (2), Mexico (1), Panama (2), Spain (2), Ukraine (1), United States (1: Washington)

• Cretaceous of Jamaica (1), Serbia and Montenegro (1)

Total: 195 collections including 228 occurrences

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