Dendrophyllia Blainville 1830 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Dendrophylliidae

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

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Aplopsammia, Areopsammia, Astroides, Balanophyllia, Bathypsammia, Blastozopsammia, Cahuzacopsammia, Calostylopsis, Dichopsammia, Duncanopsammia, Enallopsammia, Endopachys, Endopsammia, Heteropsammia, Lamellophyllia, Leptopsammia, Lobopsammia, Makridinophyllia, Notophyllia, Paleoastroides, Reussopsammia, Rhabdopsammia, Rhizopsammia, Stereopsammia, Stichopsammia, Thecopsammia, Tubastraea, Turbinaria, Wadeopsammia

Subtaxa: Dendrophyllia amica Dendrophyllia araguensis Dendrophyllia boschmai Dendrophyllia californiana Dendrophyllia candelabrum Dendrophyllia cladocoracea Dendrophyllia cornigera Dendrophyllia cornucopia Dendrophyllia cowlitzensis Dendrophyllia dendrophylloides Dendrophyllia epithecata Dendrophyllia globulina Dendrophyllia guidottii Dendrophyllia hannibali Dendrophyllia koiwaii Dendrophyllia lisbonensis Dendrophyllia longaeva Dendrophyllia multigemmata Dendrophyllia nodosa Dendrophyllia oahensis Dendrophyllia oldroydi Dendrophyllia oroseiensis Dendrophyllia pahiensis Dendrophyllia paroniana Dendrophyllia striata Dendrophyllia subcornigera Dendrophyllia taurinensis Dendrophyllia tejonensis Dendrophyllia trifurcata

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Greece (3 collections), Indonesia (1), Italy (2), Vanuatu (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of United States (1: California)

• Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (2), Indonesia (4), Italy (2), United States (2: California)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (3), New Zealand (1)

• Miocene of Australia (2), Brazil (2), the Czech Republic (1), the Dominican Republic (3), Egypt (2), France (16), Germany (3), Grenada (1), Iran (1), Italy (6), Japan (1), Morocco (2), New Zealand (6), Poland (2), Portugal (2), Romania (1), Somalia (6), Spain (2)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Venezuela (1)

• Oligocene of France (3), Myanmar (1), Somalia (5), United States (2: California, Washington)

• Eocene of New Zealand (2), Peru (1), Slovakia (1), Slovenia (2), Ukraine (1), United States (13: Alabama, California, Louisiana, Mississippi, Washington)

• Paleocene of Denmark (1), Egypt (1), Greenland (3), Italy (1), New Zealand (1), the Russian Federation (1), Slovenia (26), Somalia (1), Spain (2), Sweden (1), Ukraine (1), United States (1: Alabama)

• Cretaceous of China (1), Jamaica (1), the Netherlands (1), the United Arab Emirates (1)

Total: 157 collections including 193 occurrences

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