Dichocoenia Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Pachyphyllidae

Synonym: Favioseris Wells 1934

Parent taxon: Pachyphyllidae according to H. Löser 2012

See also Baron-Szabo 2006, Baron-Szabo 2016, Filkorn and Pantoja-Alor 2009 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Neocaeniopsis, Pachyphyllia

Subtaxa: Dichocoenia aenigma Dichocoenia alabamensis Dichocoenia anomalos Dichocoenia caloosahatcheensis Dichocoenia eminens Dichocoenia merriami Dichocoenia stellaris Dichocoenia stokesi Dichocoenia tuberosa

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Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal microcarnivore-photosymbiotic

Distribution:

• Quaternary of the Bahamas (4 collections), Barbados (1), Belize (1), Cayman Islands (8), Costa Rica (14), the Dominican Republic (10), Haiti (1), Jamaica (4), Mexico (1), Panama (16), United States (4: Florida)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Costa Rica (4), Jamaica (1), United States (2: Florida)

• Pliocene of Costa Rica (13), Haiti (1), Jamaica (1), United States (5: California, Florida)

• Miocene of Colombia (1), the Dominican Republic (4), Haiti (2), Iran (2), Panama (10)

• Paleocene of United States (1: Alabama)

• Cretaceous of Germany (1), Jamaica (3), Mexico (1)

Total: 116 collections including 138 occurrences

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