Stylocoenia Milne-Edwards and Haime 1849 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Astrocoeniidae

Alternative spelling: Stylocaenia

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

See also Kiessling 2008 and Sepkoski 2002

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

Subtaxa: Stylocoenia aurelii Stylocoenia carryensis Stylocoenia duerdeni Stylocoenia epithecata Stylocoenia maxima Stylocoenia microphthalma Stylocoenia montium Stylocoenia neutra Stylocoenia polytropostyla Stylocoenia pumpellyi Stylocoenia ranikoti Stylocoenia reussi Stylocoenia sanctaorosiae Stylocoenia saxulensis Stylocoenia taurinensis Stylocoenia vicaryi

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Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Miocene of Egypt (1 collection), France (2), Italy (1), Jamaica (1), United States (2: Florida)

• Oligocene of Antigua and Barbuda (1), Iran (1), Italy (9), Jamaica (1), Somalia (3), Spain (2), United States (1: Georgia)

• Eocene of Bosnia and Herzegovina (2), Croatia (4), the Czech Republic (2), France (5), Germany (2), Haiti (2), Hungary (1), Indonesia (2), Italy (1), Jamaica (2), Pakistan (1), Spain (5)

• Paleocene of Iran (1), Italy (2), Pakistan (1), Puerto Rico (1), Slovenia (5), Somalia (1), Ukraine (1)

Total: 66 collections including 78 occurrences

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