Lithophyllon Rehberg 1892 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Fungiidae

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

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Axoseris, Cantharellus, Ctenactis, Cycloseris, Discotrochus, Fungia, Funginellastraea, Halomitra, Heliofungia, Herpolitha, Hydnophyllon, Leptophyllon, Parahalomitra, Podabacia, Polyphyllia, Reussiphyllon, Sandalolitha, Zoopilus

Subtaxa: Lithophyllon mokai Lithophyllon priorum Lithophyllon undulatum

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Japan (8 collections)

• Miocene of Australia (1), Iran (2)

• Eocene of Ukraine (2)

Total: 13 collections including 14 occurrences

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