Stylina Lamarck 1816 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Stylinidae

Synonym: Plesiostylina Alloiteau 1958

Parent taxon: Stylininae according to E. Morycowa and D. Decrouez 2006

See also Baron-Szabo 2002, Lauxmann 1991, Roniewicz 1976 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Diplogyra, Heliocoenia, Psammohelia

Subtaxa: Plesiostylina hourcqi Stylina algarvensis Stylina amdoensis Stylina anthemoides Stylina arborea Stylina arkansasensis Stylina babeana Stylina bangoinensis Stylina bucheti Stylina bulgarica Stylina bullosa Stylina carthagiensis Stylina ceriomorpha Stylina constricta Stylina cotteaui Stylina decemradiata Stylina decipiens Stylina delabechei Stylina deluci Stylina dendroidea Stylina dongqoensis Stylina dubia Stylina echinulata Stylina elegans Stylina esmuni Stylina favrei Stylina fenestralis Stylina girodi Stylina granulosa Stylina higoensis Stylina hirta Stylina hourcqi Stylina inwaldensis Stylina japonica Stylina kachensis Stylina kantoensis Stylina laevicostata Stylina lobata Stylina lortphillipsi Stylina mabutii Stylina macfadyeni Stylina madagascariensis Stylina meriani Stylina microcoenia Stylina micrommata Stylina micropora Stylina nakasai Stylina ndalakashensis Stylina niongalensis Stylina oolitica Stylina pachystylina Stylina parcicosta Stylina parvipora Stylina parviramosa Stylina perroni Stylina pleionantha Stylina ploti Stylina qiebulaensis Stylina regularis Stylina reussi Stylina reussii Stylina sablensis Stylina shamoloensis Stylina sinemuriensis Stylina spissa Stylina stellata Stylina subornata Stylina subramosa Stylina sucrensis Stylina sugiyamai Stylina tenax Stylina thiessingi Stylina tubulifera Stylina tubulosa Stylina valfinensis Stylina waldeckensis

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Type: Stylina echinulata

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Eocene of Pakistan (1 collection), Papua New Guinea (1), Somalia (2)

• Paleocene of Nigeria (1)

• Cretaceous of Albania (1), Austria (5), Bulgaria (2), China (3), Egypt (2), France (12), Georgia (8), Germany (2), Greece (3), Hungary (1), Iran (2), Japan (1), Mexico (4), Poland (3), Romania (2), Saudi Arabia (1), Serbia and Montenegro (3), Slovenia (1), Spain (3), Switzerland (4), Tanzania (2), Trinidad and Tobago (1), Tunisia (1), Turkmenistan (2), Ukraine (3), Uzbekistan (1), Venezuela (1)

• Jurassic to Cretaceous of China (1), Japan (6), Poland (1), Spain (1)

• Jurassic of Algeria (1), Azerbaijan (11), Belarus (1), Canada (1: Nova Scotia), Chile (1), China (4), Colombia (1), Croatia (1), the Czech Republic (4), Eritrea (1), Ethiopia (1), France (34), Georgia (8), Germany (14), Greece (2), India (5), Indonesia (6), Iran (10), Italy (3), Japan (5), Jordan (2), Lebanon (1), Madagascar (3), Mexico (1), Morocco (6), Poland (16), Portugal (27), Romania (3), the Russian Federation (1), Saudi Arabia (4), Slovenia (3), Somalia (5), Spain (3), Switzerland (10), Thailand (2), Tunisia (10), Ukraine (1), the United Kingdom (8), United States (1: Arkansas), Uzbekistan (5)

Total: 314 collections including 457 occurrences

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