Microsolena Lamouroux 1821 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Microsolenidae

Parent taxon: Microsolenidae according to E. Roniewicz 1976

See also Errenst 1990, Errenst 1991 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Araiophyllum, Chomatoseris, Comoseris, Dactylaraea, Dendraraea, Dermoseris, Dimorpharaea, Disaraea, Eocomoseris, Genabacia, Hydnophoromeandraraea, Kobya, Litharaeopsis, Microsolenastraea, Mycetaraea, Polyphylloseris, Semeloseris, Tricycloseris, Trocharea, Trochoplegma

Subtaxa: Microsolena agariciformis Microsolena amorpha Microsolena arishensis Microsolena besairiei Microsolena caesaris Microsolena cavernosa Microsolena corticata Microsolena crassisepta Microsolena delicatula Microsolena exigua Microsolena fascicularis Microsolena foliosa Microsolena formosa Microsolena fromenteli Microsolena guttata Microsolena hassimguitaensis Microsolena hemispherica Microsolena interjecta Microsolena japonica Microsolena julii Microsolena kobyi Microsolena kugleri Microsolena loginovae Microsolena major Microsolena mosensis Microsolena multisepta Microsolena ornata Microsolena parva Microsolena piriformis Microsolena plana Microsolena porosa Microsolena ramosa Microsolena regularis Microsolena sadeki Microsolena sinuata Microsolena stellata Microsolena subexcavata Microsolena subturbinata Microsolena texana Microsolena thurmanni Microsolena tuberosa Microsolena verdati Microsolena yabei Microsolena zangbeiensis

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Type: Microsolena porosa

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Austria (5 collections), Bulgaria (9), China (1), France (11), Georgia (6), Germany (4), Greece (5), Hungary (1), Jamaica (1), Japan (2), Madagascar (1), Mexico (7), Poland (5), Romania (1), Serbia and Montenegro (2), Slovenia (2), Spain (8), Switzerland (3), Trinidad and Tobago (2), Turkmenistan (8), Ukraine (2), United States (6: Arizona, New Mexico, Texas), Uzbekistan (1)

• Jurassic to Cretaceous of Spain (1)

• Jurassic of Algeria (2), Azerbaijan (3), Bulgaria (2), Canada (2: Nova Scotia), Chile (1), China (2), the Czech Republic (5), France (41), Georgia (4), Germany (11), Greece (1), India (4), Iran (18), Israel (1), Italy (2), Jordan (2), Madagascar (1), Morocco (4), Myanmar (1), Poland (17), Portugal (27), Romania (10), the Russian Federation (2), Saudi Arabia (1), Serbia and Montenegro (1), Slovenia (11), Spain (8), Switzerland (10), Thailand (1), Ukraine (1), the United Kingdom (5), Uzbekistan (6)

• Triassic of Italy (1)

Total: 302 collections including 455 occurrences

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