Notophyllia Dennant 1899 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Dendrophylliidae

Full reference: J. Dennant. 1899. Descriptions of new species of corals from the Australian Tertiaries, Part 2. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia 23:281-287

Parent taxon: Dendrophylliidae according to J. W. Wells 1956

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Aplopsammia, Areopsammia, Astroides, Balanophyllia, Bathypsammia, Blastozopsammia, Cahuzacopsammia, Calostylopsis, Dendrophyllia, Dichopsammia, Duncanopsammia, Enallopsammia, Endopachys, Endopsammia, Heteropsammia, Lamellophyllia, Leptopsammia, Lobopsammia, Makridinophyllia, Paleoastroides, Reussopsammia, Rhabdopsammia, Rhizopsammia, Stereopsammia, Stichopsammia, Thecopsammia, Tubastraea, Turbinaria, Wadeopsammia

Subtaxa: Notophyllia aperta Notophyllia gracilis Notophyllia semivestita

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Type: Notophyllia semivestita

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal microcarnivore-photosymbiotic

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Australia (1 collection)

• Miocene of Australia (4)

Total: 5 collections including 7 occurrences

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