Diploria Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Faviidae

Parent taxon: Faviidae according to J.E.N. Veron 2000

See also Johnson 1998 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Agathiphylliinae, Amphimeandra, Anisocoenia, Antiguastrea, Antillophyllia, Aquitanastraea, Barabattoia, Cladocora, Colpophyllia, Columellogyra, Dactylosmilia, Defrancia, Dictuophyllia, Dictyoastraea, Edwardsastraea, Eohydnophora, Eugyra, Favia, Faviinae, Felixigyra, Grandifavia, Hadrophyllia, Haldonia, Kobyphyllia, Ksiazkiewiczia, Leptastrea, Liptodendron, Manicina, Montastreinae, Monticulastraea, Moseleya, Myriophyllia, Oulastrea, Parasimplastrea, Phacellocoenia, Plavecia, Plesiastrea, Pseudisastraea, Pseudomyriophyllia, Sakalavastraea, Solenastrea, Stephanaxocoenia, Tarbellastraea, Thysanus

Subtaxa: Diploria antiguensis Diploria bowersi Diploria clilvosa Diploria crebriformis Diploria dumblei Diploria labyrinthiformis Diploria portoricensis Diploria sarasotana Diploria zambensis

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Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-microcarnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Antigua and Barbuda (1 collection), the Bahamas (9), Barbados (12), Belize (4), Cayman Islands (24), Colombia (20), Costa Rica (5), the Dominican Republic (2), Guadeloupe (1), Haiti (3), Jamaica (3), Mexico (1), the Netherlands Antilles (19), Panama (11), Turks and Caicos Islands (1), United States (22: Florida), Venezuela (3), Virgin Islands (5)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of the Bahamas (1), Costa Rica (1), Jamaica (1)

• Pliocene of the Bahamas (2), Costa Rica (8), the Dominican Republic (8), Haiti (3), United States (4: California, Florida)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (2), United States (1: Puerto Rico)

• Miocene of Colombia (1), Haiti (2), Jamaica (1), Panama (2), Trinidad and Tobago (1)

• Oligocene of Greece (3), Italy (15), Jamaica (1), Mexico (1), Puerto Rico (1), Somalia (1)

• Eocene to Oligocene of Greece (1)

• Eocene of Germany (1), Italy (1)

• Paleocene of Egypt (1)

• Cretaceous of Sweden (1)

Total: 211 collections including 217 occurrences

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