Solenastrea Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Faviidae

Alternative spelling: Solenastraea

Synonym: Dachiardia Duncan 1880

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

See also Duncan 1880, Kiessling 2008, Kosnik 2002, Powell 2008 and 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, Myriophyllia, Oulastrea, Parasimplastrea, Phacellocoenia, Plavecia, Plesiastrea, Pseudisastraea, Pseudomyriophyllia, Sakalavastraea, Stephanaxocoenia, Tarbellastraea, Thysanus

Subtaxa: Solenastrea anomala Solenastrea bournoni Solenastrea densa Solenastrea desmoulinsi Solenastrea fairbanksi Solenastrea hyades Solenastrea pleiades Solenastrea romettensis Solenastrea schafferi Solenastrea semarangensis Solenastrea tizeroutinensis Solenastrea uananensis

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Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-microcarnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Costa Rica (3 collections), the Dominican Republic (1), Haiti (3), the Netherlands Antilles (1), Panama (5), Sudan (1), United States (6: Florida), Venezuela (3), Virgin Islands (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Costa Rica (1), United States (1: Florida)

• Pliocene of Costa Rica (5), Cuba (1), the Dominican Republic (10), Haiti (2), Jamaica (1), the Netherlands Antilles (12), United States (9: California, Florida)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (3)

• Miocene of Algeria (1), Bulgaria (1), Cuba (1), Cyprus (1), the Dominican Republic (24), Egypt (2), France (6), Greece (1), Haiti (1), Indonesia (3), Iran (2), Italy (4), Jamaica (2), Libya (2), Morocco (5), Pakistan (1), Panama (1), Poland (1), Portugal (2), Puerto Rico (1), Romania (1), Slovenia (1), Spain (3), Sri Lanka (1), Trinidad and Tobago (2), Turkey (5), Venezuela (1)

• Oligocene of France (1), Jamaica (1), Somalia (1)

• Eocene of Hungary (3), Indonesia (1)

Total: 152 collections including 170 occurrences

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