Myriophyllia d'Orbigny 1849 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Faviidae

Parent taxon: Faviidae according to E. Roniewicz 1976

See also Sepkoski 2002

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, Manicina, Montastreinae, Monticulastraea, Moseleya, Oulastrea, Parasimplastrea, Phacellocoenia, Plavecia, Plesiastrea, Pseudisastraea, Pseudomyriophyllia, Sakalavastraea, Solenastrea, Stephanaxocoenia, Tarbellastraea, Thysanus

Subtaxa: Myriophyllia angustata Myriophyllia dumblei Myriophyllia loulensis Myriophyllia minima Myriophyllia petitclerci Myriophyllia propria Myriophyllia rastellina Myriophyllia tenuimaeandra

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Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-microcarnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Austria (1 collection), Georgia (2), Germany (1), Greece (3), Hungary (1), Iran (1), Mexico (4), Romania (1), Trinidad and Tobago (2), Ukraine (1), United States (1: Texas), Venezuela (1)

• Jurassic to Cretaceous of China (1)

• Jurassic of Algeria (1), the Czech Republic (1), France (3), Germany (1), Greece (1), Indonesia (2), Japan (1), Morocco (2), Poland (4), Portugal (2), Romania (2), the Russian Federation (1), Slovenia (2), Spain (1), Switzerland (3)

• Triassic of East Timor (1), Italy (2), Turkey (1)

Total: 51 collections including 62 occurrences

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