Zoopilus Dana 1846 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Fungiidae

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

Sister taxa: Axoseris, Cantharellus, Ctenactis, Cycloseris, Discotrochus, Fungia, Funginellastraea, Halomitra, Heliofungia, Herpolitha, Hydnophyllon, Leptophyllon, Lithophyllon, Parahalomitra, Podabacia, Polyphyllia, Reussiphyllon, Sandalolitha

Subtaxa: Zoopilus echinatus

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Corals E, southwest Ryukyu Islands, Pacific Ocean (Quaternary of Japan)

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