Gardineroseris Scheer and Pillai 1974 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Agariciidae

Alternative spelling: Gardinoseris

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

See also Humblet et al. 2009, Kiessling 2008 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Agaricia, Anisoria, Coeloseris, Craterastraea, Cyathoseris, Helioseris, Heterogyra, Hydnophoroseris, Lamellofungia, Leptoseris, Maeandrella, Mioseris, Morphastrea, Ogilviastraea, Pachyseris, Pavona, Plocoastraea, Trochoseris, Trochoseropsis, Valloria, Vaughanoseris

Subtaxa: Gardineroseris planulata

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Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal microcarnivore-photosymbiotic

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Indonesia (1 collection), Japan (4), Kenya (2), Mexico (1), New Caledonia (2), New Zealand (2), Papua New Guinea (5), Saudi Arabia (1), United States (1: Hawaii)

• Pliocene of the Bahamas (1), Papua New Guinea (1)

• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (1), Jamaica (1)

• Oligocene of Iran (1)

Total: 24 collections including 25 occurrences

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