Echinophyllia Klunzinger 1879 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Pectiniidae

Synonym: Oxyphyllia Yabe and Eguchi 1935

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

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Echinomorpha, Fungophyllia, Oxypora

Subtaxa: Echinophyllia aspera Echinophyllia echinata Echinophyllia javana Echinophyllia robusta

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Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Cook Islands (1 collection), Eritrea (1), French Polynesia (2), Japan (12), Kenya (1), Maldives (1), Mauritius (1), New Caledonia (1), Saudi Arabia (3)

• Pliocene of Indonesia (2), Papua New Guinea (1)

• Miocene of Indonesia (4), Iran (2), Japan (1)

• Oligocene of France (1)

• Cretaceous of Sweden (1)

Total: 35 collections including 39 occurrences

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