Rhipidogyra Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Rhipidogyridae

Synonym: Fromentelligyra Alloiteau 1952

Parent taxon: Rhipidogyrinae according to D. K. Pandey and F. T. F├╝rsich 2003

See also Roniewicz 1976, Sepkoski 2002 and Wells 1956

Sister taxa: Acanthogyra, Aplosmilia, Codonosmilia, Hexaflos

Subtaxa: Rhipidogyra alata Rhipidogyra costata Rhipidogyra deshayesi Rhipidogyra elegans Rhipidogyra flabellum Rhipidogyra meandra Rhipidogyra minima Rhipidogyra percrassa Rhipidogyra ruetimeyeri

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Austria (1 collection), Bulgaria (6), Tunisia (1)

• Jurassic of the Czech Republic (3), France (4), Georgia (2), Germany (8), Iran (1), Italy (2), Morocco (2), Poland (3), Portugal (8), Romania (1), the Russian Federation (1), Serbia and Montenegro (1), Spain (1), Switzerland (2), Ukraine (1)

Total: 48 collections including 63 occurrences

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