Goniopora Blainville 1830 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Poritidae

Synonyms: Goniaraea d'Orbigny 1849, Litharaea Milne-Edwards and Haime 1849, Rothastrea Eliasova 1989

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

See also Alvarez et al. 1994, Baron-Szabo 2002, Eliasova 1989, Kiessling 2008, Sepkoski 2002 and Wells 1956

Sister taxa: Alveopora, Bernardpora, Dictyaraea, Porites, Poritipora, Stylaraea

Subtaxa: Goniopora affinis Goniopora aldrichi Goniopora ameliana Goniopora astraeoides Goniopora aucillana Goniopora ballistensis Goniopora bieskidensis Goniopora calhounensis Goniopora cascadensis Goniopora christianiaensis Goniopora ciliatus Goniopora columna Goniopora daxitertia Goniopora decaturensis Goniopora djiboutiensis Goniopora elegans Goniopora globulosa Goniopora granosa Goniopora hilli Goniopora imperatoris Goniopora jacobiana Goniopora katzeri Goniopora laurina Goniopora lobata Goniopora lubinensis Goniopora matsoni Goniopora micrantha Goniopora microscopica Goniopora microsiderea Goniopora minor Goniopora nodulosa Goniopora norfolkensis Goniopora octopartita Goniopora palmensis Goniopora panamensis Goniopora planulata Goniopora polyformis Goniopora retifera Goniopora reussiana Goniopora rudis Goniopora savignyi Goniopora somaliensis Goniopora stokesi Goniopora stutchburyi Goniopora tampaensis Goniopora tenella Goniopora tenuidens Goniopora turonensis Goniopora vaughani Goniopora websteri

View classification

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (11 collections), China (1), Egypt (4), Eritrea (3), Fiji (1), India (1), Indonesia (8), Japan (7), Kenya (3), New Caledonia (3), New Zealand (2), Pakistan (1), Panama (1), Saudi Arabia (3), the Seychelles (2), Somalia (1), Sri Lanka (1), Vanuatu (4)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of the Bahamas (1), Indonesia (1)

• Pliocene of the Bahamas (1), Costa Rica (1), Cuba (1), the Dominican Republic (3), Indonesia (11), Jamaica (1), Japan (2), Papua New Guinea (1), Taiwan (1), United States (1: Florida)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (5), Malaysia (1)

• Miocene of Anguilla (5), the Bahamas (1), Colombia (3), Cyprus (1), the Dominican Republic (10), Egypt (2), Fiji (7), France (7), Greece (2), Indonesia (16), Iran (6), Italy (1), Jamaica (2), Japan (1), Malaysia (1), Mexico (2), Morocco (2), New Zealand (2), Panama (6), Papua New Guinea (3), Puerto Rico (2), Trinidad and Tobago (3), United States (1: Florida), Venezuela (1)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Somalia (1), United States (2: Florida)

• Oligocene of Antigua and Barbuda (5), Cuba (1), the Dominican Republic (1), France (4), Greece (4), Haiti (1), Hungary (1), Iran (2), Italy (16), Mexico (2), Puerto Rico (3), Slovenia (3), Somalia (1), Spain (4), United States (2: Florida, Georgia)

• Eocene to Oligocene of Greece (1)

• Eocene of Colombia (1), Croatia (1), Cuba (1), France (1), Germany (1), Guadeloupe (1), Hungary (4), Indonesia (1), Italy (2), Jamaica (3), Mexico (3), Pakistan (1), Panama (2), Peru (1), Slovenia (2), Spain (8), United States (3: Alabama, California)

• Paleocene of Italy (1), Pakistan (3), the Russian Federation (1), Slovenia (9), Somalia (1), Spain (2), Turkey (1), Ukraine (1)

• Cretaceous of Austria (1), Cuba (2), the Czech Republic (1), Jamaica (7), Mexico (1), Oman (1), the United Arab Emirates (1)

Total: 298 collections including 385 occurrences

Show more details


Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.


Click image to enlarge. Click to access iDigBio record.