Dendrogyra Ehrenberg 1834 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Meandrinidae

Synonym: Gyrophyllia D'Orbigny 1849

Parent taxon: Dichocoeniinae according to J. W. Wells 1956

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxon: Scalariogyra

Subtaxa: Dendrogyra cylindrus Dendrogyra incerta

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Ecology: stationary upper-level epifaunal microcarnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Barbados (1 collection), Cayman Islands (11), Colombia (2), the Dominican Republic (2), Jamaica (1), Mexico (1), the Netherlands Antilles (5), Panama (2), United States (1: Florida), Virgin Islands (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of the Bahamas (1)

• Miocene of Italy (1)

Total: 29 collections each including a single occurrence

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