Madrepora Linne 1758 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Oculinidae

Synonym: Amphelia

Parent taxon: Oculinidae according to Filkorn 1994

See also Sepkoski 2002, Veron et al. 1977 and Wells 1956

Sister taxa: Astrhelia, Bantamia, Bathelia, Ennallohelia, Galaxeinae, Oculina, Oculininae, Palaeohelia, Schizoculina, Sclerhelia, Simplastrea

Subtaxa: Madrepora (Amphihelia) Madrepora bureaui Madrepora costata Madrepora granulata Madrepora kauaiensis Madrepora mitsukurii Madrepora natchitochensis Madrepora oculata Madrepora porcellana Madrepora profunda Madrepora solida Madrepora vasseuri

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Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Greece (6 collections), Ireland (1), Italy (2), Maldives (2), North Atlantic (1), United States (1: Florida), Vanuatu (2)

• Pliocene of Indonesia (1), Italy (1), United States (1: California)

• Miocene of France (1), Grenada (1), Indonesia (4), Italy (3), Japan (1), New Zealand (1), Spain (1)

• Waitakian of New Zealand (1)

• Oligocene of France (1), Hungary (4), New Zealand (1)

• Whaingaroan of New Zealand (1)

• Eocene of France (3), Italy (1), New Zealand (6), Tonga (1), United States (2: Louisiana, Texas)

• Paleocene of Antarctica (2), Argentina (3), New Zealand (1)

• Cretaceous of Poland (3)

Total: 60 collections including 67 occurrences

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