Galaxea Oken 1815 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Oculinidae

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

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxon: Acrhelia

Subtaxa: Galaxea acrhelia Galaxea astreata Galaxea elegantissima Galaxea excelsa Galaxea fascicularis Galaxea haligena Galaxea horrescens Galaxea junghuhni Galaxea kabairaensis Galaxea paucisepta Galaxea salayarensis

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Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (35 collections), Djibouti (1), Egypt (27), India (1), Indonesia (5), Japan (20), Kenya (19), Malaysia (1), Mauritius (2), Mayotte (1), New Caledonia (2), Papua New Guinea (2), Saudi Arabia (5), the Seychelles (4), Somalia (1), Sri Lanka (1), Sudan (1), Taiwan (1), Vanuatu (6)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Indonesia (1)

• Pliocene of Indonesia (10), Japan (1), Papua New Guinea (1)

• Miocene of Australia (1), Fiji (4), Indonesia (11), Iran (3), Malaysia (1), Papua New Guinea (2), United States (1: Hawaii)

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

• Oligocene of Iran (1), Jamaica (1)

• Eocene of the Marshall Islands (1)

Total: 175 collections including 202 occurrences

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