Felixigyra Prever 1909 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Faviidae

Parent taxon: Faviidae according to H. Löser and S. Ferry 2006

See also Baron-Szabo 1997 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Agathiphylliinae, Amphimeandra, Anisocoenia, Antiguastrea, Antillophyllia, Aquitanastraea, Barabattoia, Cladocora, Colpophyllia, Columellogyra, Dactylosmilia, Defrancia, Dictuophyllia, Dictyoastraea, Diploria, Edwardsastraea, Eohydnophora, Eugyra, Favia, Faviinae, 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: Felixigyra deangelisi Felixigyra dollfusi Felixigyra duncani Felixigyra patruliusi Felixigyra tenuis Felixigyra turbinata Felixigyra vaughani

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Type: Felixigyra deangelisi

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-microcarnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of France (6 collections), Germany (2), Greece (2), Iran (1), Italy (1), Kenya (1), Mexico (3), Poland (6), Romania (1), Slovenia (1), Spain (4), Switzerland (1), Ukraine (1), United States (1: Arizona)

• Jurassic to Cretaceous of Bulgaria (1)

• Jurassic of Serbia and Montenegro (1)

Total: 33 collections including 46 occurrences

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