Retiophyllia Cuif 1966 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Reimaniphylliidae

Synonyms: Archaeophyllia Beauvais 1972 [objective synonym], Paradistichophyllum Melnikova 1975, Parathecosmilia Roniewicz 1974

Parent taxon: Reimaniphylliidae according to G. D. Stanley and T. Onoue 2015

See also Beauvais 1986, Caruthers and Stanley 2008, Kiessling 2008, Kiessling 2014, Roniewicz 1989, Roniewicz and MichalĂ­k 1998, Roniewicz and Stanley 2013, Sepkoski 2002, Shepherd et al. 2012, Stanley and Senowbari-Daryan 1999 and Turnsek 1997

Sister taxa: Coryphylliinae, Coryphyllina, Craspedophyllia, Cuifia, Distichoflabellinae, Distichomorpha, Distichopsis, Palaeastraea, Paracuifia, Primorodendron, Proretiophyllia, Reimaniphyllia, Reimaniphylliinae, Craspedophylliinae, Distichophyllia, Distichophylliinae, Toechastraea

Subtaxa: Retiophyllia aksuensis Retiophyllia alfurica Retiophyllia aranea Retiophyllia caespitosa Retiophyllia clathrata Retiophyllia dawsoni Retiophyllia defilippi Retiophyllia delicata Retiophyllia delicatula Retiophyllia dendriformis Retiophyllia dichotoma Retiophyllia eguchii Retiophyllia fenestrata Retiophyllia frechi Retiophyllia gephyrophora Retiophyllia gosaviensis Retiophyllia gracilis Retiophyllia langobardica Retiophyllia mailonggangensis Retiophyllia multiramis Retiophyllia nevadae Retiophyllia norica Retiophyllia obtusa Retiophyllia oppeli Retiophyllia parviseptum Retiophyllia pascoensis Retiophyllia robusta Retiophyllia sellae Retiophyllia tenuicosta Retiophyllia tolminensis Retiophyllia tosaensis Retiophyllia vesicularis Retiophyllia wasabidaniensis

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Type: Thecosmilia fenestrata

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Jurassic of Argentina (1 collection), Chile (1), Morocco (1)

• Triassic of Australia (4), Austria (15), Canada (11: British Columbia, Yukon), Chile (3), China (10), East Timor (3), Germany (2), Greece (1), Hungary (1), India (3), Indonesia (3), Iran (6), Italy (37), Japan (7), Laos (1), Malaysia (1), Mexico (5), Nepal (3), Oman (1), Papua New Guinea (1), Peru (2), the Philippines (1), Poland (5), Romania (2), the Russian Federation (18), Slovakia (8), Slovenia (12), Spain (2), Switzerland (1), Tajikistan (8), Thailand (2), Turkey (2), the United Arab Emirates (1), United States (22: Alaska, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon)

Total: 207 collections including 359 occurrences

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