Euphyllia Dana 1846 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Euphyllidae

Synonym: Plocophyllia Reuss 1868

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

See also Sepkoski 2002 and Wells 1956

Sister taxa: Catalaphyllia, Nemenzophyllia, Physogyra, Plerogyra

Subtaxa: Euphyllia ancora Euphyllia caliculata Euphyllia crassiramosa Euphyllia donatoi Euphyllia fimbriata Euphyllia glabrescens Euphyllia romani Plocophyllia gregaria

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Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Djibouti (1 collection), Eritrea (1), Indonesia (2), Japan (3), Papua New Guinea (1)

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

• Miocene of France (1), Indonesia (1), Iran (1), Italy (1)

• Oligocene of Greece (3), Italy (11), Slovenia (1)

• Eocene to Oligocene of Greece (1)

• Eocene of Hungary (4), India (1), Italy (1), Pakistan (1), Slovenia (1), Spain (1)

• Paleocene of Costa Rica (1), Pakistan (1), Slovenia (2)

Total: 44 collections including 54 occurrences

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