Dasmosmilia Pourtal├Ęs 1880 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Caryophylliidae

Synonym: Goniocyathus Yabe and Eguchi 1932

Parent taxon: Caryophylliidae according to

See also Cairns 1994 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Annoticyathus, Anomocora, Antillocyathus, Asterosmilia, Aulocyathus, Axocyathus, Bourneotrochus, Caryophylliinae, Caryosmilia, Ceratotrochus, Citharocyathus, Coelosmilia, Coenocyathus, Conotrochus, Crispatotrochus, Cyathoceras, Deltocyathus, Desmophyllinae, Discoidocyathus, Eusmiliinae, Goniocorella, Helloceras, Heterocyathus, Kraterostrobilos, Lophelia, Odontocyathoides, Oxysmilia, Paracyathus, Parasmiliinae, Parasmilinae, Polycyathus, Solenosmilia, Thecocyathinae, Trochocyathus, Turbinoliinae, Vaughanella, Vielicyathus

Subtaxa: Dasmosmilia kochii Dasmosmilia pacifica

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Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Japan (1 collection)

• Cretaceous of Jamaica (2), Serbia and Montenegro (1), United States (13: Alabama, Mississippi, Texas)

Total: 17 collections each including a single occurrence

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