Stylophora Schweigger 1819 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Pocilloporidae

Synonym: Stylacropora Kuehn 1948

Parent taxon: Pocilloporidae according to C. Perrin et al. 1998

See also Kiessling 2008 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Pocillopora, Seriatopora

Subtaxa: Stylophora affinis Stylophora africana Stylophora annulata Stylophora binacuaensis Stylophora cambridgensis Stylophora canalis Stylophora chiraensis Stylophora coalescens Stylophora compressa Stylophora conferta Stylophora cyclopleura Stylophora damesi Stylophora densata Stylophora distans Stylophora elongata Stylophora eocaenica Stylophora gaasensis Stylophora garumnica Stylophora gemmans Stylophora granulata Stylophora granulata Stylophora granulate Stylophora hercegowinensis Stylophora imperatoris Stylophora kuehlmanni Stylophora lindavistae Stylophora macdonaldi Stylophora minor Stylophora monticulosa Stylophora mordax Stylophora octophylla Stylophora parvistella Stylophora paumotensis Stylophora pistillata Stylophora pocilloporoides Stylophora ponderosa Stylophora portbellensis Stylophora pulcherrima Stylophora ramulosa Stylophora raristella Stylophora reussiana Stylophora rugosa Stylophora silicensis Stylophora sokkohensis Stylophora subreticulata Stylophora tenuissima Stylophora thirsiformis Stylophora undata Stylophora verrucosa Stylophora willoughbyi

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Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal microcarnivore-photosymbiotic

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (17 collections), Djibouti (2), Egypt (14), Eritrea (1), Guam (1), Indonesia (3), Israel (1), Jamaica (1), Japan (9), Kenya (2), Madagascar (1), the Netherlands Antilles (4), New Caledonia (6), Pakistan (3), Panama (9), Papua New Guinea (12), Saudi Arabia (4), the Seychelles (1), Sudan (1), Taiwan (1), Vanuatu (3)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Indonesia (2), Jamaica (1), Saudi Arabia (1)

• Pliocene of the Bahamas (8), Costa Rica (13), Cuba (3), the Dominican Republic (3), French Polynesia (1), Indonesia (12), Jamaica (2), the Netherlands Antilles (17), Papua New Guinea (1), United States (2: Florida)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (1), Indonesia (3), Malaysia (1), United States (1: Puerto Rico)

• Miocene of Angola (1), Anguilla (4), Australia (1), the Bahamas (5), Brazil (2), Bulgaria (1), Colombia (9), Cyprus (1), the Dominican Republic (10), Egypt (3), Fiji (1), France (13), Grenada (7), India (1), Indonesia (22), Iran (5), Italy (1), Jamaica (2), Japan (2), Libya (1), Malaysia (1), the Marshall Islands (6), Mexico (4), Morocco (1), the Netherlands Antilles (1), New Zealand (3), Pakistan (1), Panama (23), Poland (2), Portugal (2), Puerto Rico (2), Romania (1), Somalia (6), Spain (4), Trinidad and Tobago (7), Turkey (1), United States (3: Florida, Hawaii), Venezuela (2)

• Oligocene to Miocene of United States (2: Florida)

• Oligocene of Antigua and Barbuda (3), Costa Rica (1), the Dominican Republic (1), France (3), Greece (4), India (1), Iran (2), Italy (20), Jamaica (1), Libya (3), Mexico (1), Panama (1), Peru (1), Puerto Rico (3), Slovenia (6), Somalia (2), Spain (2), Turkey (4), United States (2: Florida, Georgia), Venezuela (3)

• Eocene to Oligocene of Greece (1)

• Eocene of Croatia (6), the Czech Republic (2), Germany (1), Guadeloupe (1), Hungary (7), Italy (4), Jamaica (5), the Marshall Islands (1), Mexico (3), Pakistan (2), Papua New Guinea (1), Slovakia (1), Slovenia (1), Spain (3)

• Paleocene of Pakistan (1), United States (1: Alabama)

• Cretaceous of Jamaica (3), Senegal (1), Spain (1), Ukraine (1), the United Arab Emirates (1)

Total: 444 collections including 652 occurrences

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