Endopachys Lonsdale 1845 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Dendrophylliidae

Synonym: Rhectopsammia Vaughan 1900

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

See also Cairns 2001 and Sepkoski 2002

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

Subtaxa: Endopachys claibornensis Endopachys grayi Endopachys lonsdalei Endopachys maclurii Endopachys minutum Endopachys tampae

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Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal microcarnivore-photosymbiotic

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Indonesia (1 collection), Japan (3)

• Miocene of New Zealand (1)

• Oligocene to Miocene of United States (1: Florida)

• Eocene of United States (87: Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Jersey, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas)

Total: 93 collections including 99 occurrences

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