Dendracis Milne-Edwards and Haime 1849 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Acroporidae

Parent taxon: Acroporidae according to R. Baron-Szabo 2006

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Acropora, Anacropora, Astreopora, Bacarella, Diplocoenia, Etallonasteria, Gravieropsammia, Isopora, Montipora, Palaestraeopora, Parastraeopora, Paretallonia

Subtaxa: Dendracis bifaria Dendracis cantabrigiensis Dendracis mammillosa Dendracis micrantha Dendracis nodosa Dendracis seriata

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Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Indonesia (2 collections)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Indonesia (1)

• Miocene of Madagascar (2), the Marshall Islands (2), Somalia (5)

• Oligocene of France (1), Italy (6)

• Eocene of Croatia (2), Hungary (2), Italy (1), Jamaica (4), Panama (1), Slovenia (1), Somalia (2)

• Paleocene of Somalia (1)

Total: 33 collections including 38 occurrences

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