Sandalolitha Quelch 1884 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Fungiidae

Parent taxon: Fungiidae according to J.E.N. Veron 2000

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Axoseris, Cantharellus, Ctenactis, Cycloseris, Discotrochus, Fungia, Funginellastraea, Halomitra, Heliofungia, Herpolitha, Hydnophyllon, Leptophyllon, Lithophyllon, Parahalomitra, Podabacia, Polyphyllia, Reussiphyllon, Zoopilus

Subtaxa: Sandalolitha robusta

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Japan (1 collection)

• Pliocene of Papua New Guinea (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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