Cunnolites Gagnebin 1772 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Cunnolitidae

Synonyms: Cyclolites Lamarck 1801, Paracunnolites Beauvais 1964, Plesiocunnolites, Plesiocunnolitopsis Alloiteau 1957, Zittelofungia Duncan 1884

Parent taxon: Cunnolitidae according to R. C. Baron-Szabo 2002

See also Kiessling 2008, Kiessling 2014, Sepkoski 2002 and Wells 1956

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Cunnolites angiostoma Cunnolites cancellata Cunnolites cereviciana Cunnolites giganteus Cunnolites gosavicus Cunnolites heberti Cunnolites humilis Cunnolites jamaicaensis Cunnolites japonica Cunnolites nummulus Cunnolites orbignyi Cunnolites phillipsiae Cunnolites polymorphus Cunnolites profundus Cunnolites rhomboideus Cunnolites scutellum Cunnolites tenuiradiata

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Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Eocene of Germany (1 collection), Hungary (4), Jamaica (1)

• Paleocene of the Netherlands (1), Pakistan (2), Somalia (1)

• Cretaceous of Austria (4), Azerbaijan (1), Bulgaria (4), China (4), Croatia (3), France (1), Germany (1), Greece (1), India (1), Iran (1), Jamaica (3), Japan (1), Libya (1), the Netherlands (5), Oman (8), Portugal (1), Romania (1), Saudi Arabia (8), Serbia and Montenegro (5), Slovenia (7), Somalia (1), Spain (2), Turkey (1), Ukraine (1), the United Arab Emirates (2)

Total: 78 collections including 186 occurrences

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