Stephanocoenia Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Astrocoeniidae

Parent taxon: Astrocoeniidae according to R. Baron-Szabo 2006

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Astrocoenia, Astrocoeniinae, Madracis, Palauastrea, Pinacophyllinae, Stylocoenia, Stylocoeniella

Subtaxa: Stephanocoenia antiquus Stephanocoenia duncani Stephanocoenia intersepta Stephanocoenia peruviana Stephanocoenia spongiformis Stephanocoenia storrsi Stephanocoenia tricoronata

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Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of the Bahamas (1 collection), Barbados (5), Cayman Islands (5), Colombia (2), Costa Rica (50), the Dominican Republic (9), Haiti (1), Jamaica (1), the Netherlands Antilles (1), Panama (7), United States (3: Florida), Virgin Islands (2)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Costa Rica (5), Indonesia (1), Jamaica (1)

• Pliocene of the Bahamas (2), Costa Rica (4), Cuba (1), the Dominican Republic (13), Haiti (2), Indonesia (2), Jamaica (1), United States (1: Florida)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (2)

• Miocene of Anguilla (2), the Dominican Republic (12), Jamaica (1), Pakistan (1), Panama (5), Puerto Rico (1), Trinidad and Tobago (2), Venezuela (1)

• Oligocene of France (1), Jamaica (1), Venezuela (2)

• Eocene of Italy (1), Peru (3)

• Paleocene of Pakistan (1), Somalia (1)

• Cretaceous of Poland (1), United States (1: Texas)

• Jurassic of Lebanon (1)

Total: 160 collections including 205 occurrences

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