Ctenactis Verrill 1864 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Fungiidae

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

See also Sepkoski 2002 and Wells 1956

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

Subtaxa: Ctenactis echinata

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Saudi Arabia (1 collection)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Indonesia (1)

• Pliocene of Indonesia (4), Papua New Guinea (1)

• Miocene of Indonesia (1)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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