Montastraea Blainville 1830

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Montastraeidae

Alternative spelling: Montastrea

Synonyms: Heliastreopsis Chevalier 1954, Phyllocoenia Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848, Phyllocoeniopsis Alloiteau 1957

Parent taxon: Montastraeidae according to D. Huang et al. 2014

See also Baron-Szabo 2002, Baron-Szabo 2006, Baron-Szabo 2009, Eliasova 1989, Hladil et al. 1991, Kiessling et al. 2011, Kosnik 2002, Sepkoski 2002, Turnsek 1997, Veron 2000 and Wells 1956

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Montastraea cavernosa Montastraea cylindrica Montastraea faveolata Montastrea alpina Montastrea antilliana Montastrea bachmayeri Montastrea bainbridgensis Montastrea brevis Montastrea bumi Montastrea canalis Montastrea cavernosa Montastrea colemani Montastrea costata Montastrea cribraria Montastrea cubana Montastrea cylindrica Montastrea davisina Montastrea edwardsensis Montastrea endothecata Montastrea eocenica Montastrea exsculpta Montastrea felixi Montastrea gabbi Montastrea imperatoris Montastrea inaequalis Montastrea intermedia Montastrea irradians Montastrea katzeri Montastrea lauensis Montastrea lepidoides Montastrea lilli Montastrea limbata Montastrea linggapadangensis Montastrea lyonsi Montastrea nancyi Montastrea nodosa Montastrea orbitoides Montastrea pecosensis Montastrea pediculata Montastrea peninsularis Montastrea pomeli Montastrea prima Montastrea roemeriana Montastrea rotunda Montastrea rudis Montastrea schuberti Montastrea schweinfurthi Montastrea tabulata Montastrea tampaensis Montastrea tchihatcheffi Montastrea texana Montastrea trinitatis Montastrea valenciennesii

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Distribution:

• Quaternary of Antigua and Barbuda (1 collection), Australia (9), the Bahamas (34), Barbados (50), Belize (5), Bermuda (1), Cayman Islands (23), Colombia (38), Costa Rica (84), the Dominican Republic (10), French Polynesia (7), Guam (1), Haiti (2), India (2), Jamaica (7), Japan (12), Mexico (1), the Netherlands Antilles (54), New Caledonia (1), Northern Mariana Islands (1), Panama (19), Papua New Guinea (6), Pitcairn (2), Sudan (1), United States (12: Florida), Vanuatu (1), Venezuela (3), Virgin Islands (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of the Bahamas (1), Costa Rica (13), Jamaica (1), the Philippines (1)

• Pliocene of the Bahamas (7), Costa Rica (21), Cuba (1), the Dominican Republic (23), Haiti (1), Indonesia (4), Jamaica (1), Japan (3), the Netherlands Antilles (9), United States (2: Florida)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (12), United States (1: Puerto Rico)

• Miocene of Anguilla (5), Austria (1), the Bahamas (1), Colombia (6), Cuba (1), Cyprus (1), the Dominican Republic (33), Egypt (7), Fiji (1), France (5), Grenada (3), Haiti (2), Indonesia (2), Iran (8), Italy (2), Jamaica (2), Japan (1), Mexico (5), the Netherlands Antilles (1), Panama (33), Poland (1), Portugal (1), Puerto Rico (2), Romania (1), Trinidad and Tobago (9), Turkey (4), Ukraine (1), United States (2: Florida), Venezuela (2)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Indonesia (1), United States (3: Florida)

• Oligocene of Antigua and Barbuda (2), the Dominican Republic (1), France (1), Greece (4), Haiti (3), Iran (1), Italy (32), Jamaica (1), Mexico (2), Puerto Rico (3), Somalia (2), Spain (1), Turkey (4), United States (3: Florida, Georgia, Texas), Venezuela (5)

• Eocene to Oligocene of Greece (1)

• Eocene of Austria (1), Croatia (2), Germany (2), Hungary (2), Indonesia (1), Italy (3), Jamaica (1), Mexico (2), Panama (1), Spain (1)

• Paleocene of Egypt (1), Spain (1)

• Cretaceous of Austria (3), Croatia (1), Cuba (1), the Czech Republic (1), Georgia (2), Greece (1), India (1), Japan (2), Mexico (3), the Netherlands (2), Slovakia (1), United States (9: New Mexico, Texas)

Total: 747 collections including 1035 occurrences

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