Manicina Ehrenberg 1834 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Faviidae

Synonym: Teleiophyllia Duncan 1864

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

See also Johnson 1998, Kiessling 2014, Sepkoski 2002 and Wells 1956

Sister taxa: Agathiphylliinae, Amphimeandra, Anisocoenia, Antiguastrea, Antillophyllia, Aquitanastraea, Barabattoia, Cladocora, Colpophyllia, Columellogyra, Dactylosmilia, Defrancia, Dictuophyllia, Dictyoastraea, Diploria, Edwardsastraea, Eohydnophora, Eugyra, Favia, Faviinae, Felixigyra, Grandifavia, Hadrophyllia, Haldonia, Kobyphyllia, Ksiazkiewiczia, Leptastrea, Liptodendron, Montastreinae, Monticulastraea, Moseleya, Myriophyllia, Oulastrea, Parasimplastrea, Phacellocoenia, Plavecia, Plesiastrea, Pseudisastraea, Pseudomyriophyllia, Sakalavastraea, Solenastrea, Stephanaxocoenia, Tarbellastraea, Thysanus

Subtaxa: Manicina areolata Manicina geisteri Manicina grandis Manicina hydnophoroidea Manicina jungi Manicina pliocenica Manicina puntagordensis

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Ecology: facultatively mobile low-level epifaunal microcarnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of the Bahamas (3 collections), Belize (3), Cayman Islands (32), Costa Rica (24), the Dominican Republic (8), Haiti (4), Jamaica (3), Panama (4), United States (5: Florida)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Costa Rica (6), Jamaica (1), United States (1: Florida)

• Pliocene of the Bahamas (1), Costa Rica (7), the Dominican Republic (12), Jamaica (2), United States (2: Florida)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (5)

• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (30), Panama (7)

• Eocene of Slovenia (1)

• Paleocene of Egypt (1)

Total: 162 collections including 212 occurrences

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