Margarophyllia Volz 1896 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Margarophylliidae

Parent taxon: Margarophylliidae according to E. Roniewicz 1989

See also Sepkoski 2002, Turnsek 1997 and Wells 1956

Sister taxa: Distichomeandra, Margarosmilia, Neoconophyllia, Pamirastraea, Promargarosmilia, Semidistichophyllum, Submargarosmilia, Thamnomargarosmilia

Subtaxa: Margarophyllia capitata Margarophyllia crenata Margarophyllia decora Margarophyllia inculta Margarophyllia peristicta Margarophyllia stylophylloides Margarophyllia vortica Margarophyllia zhenfengensis

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Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder


• Triassic of Austria (3 collections), China (21), Germany (1), Greece (1), Italy (10), Japan (2), the Russian Federation (2), Slovenia (14)

Total: 54 collections including 71 occurrences

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