Stylophyllopsis Frech 1890 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Stylophyllidae

Full reference: F. Frech. 1890. Die Korallenfauna der Trias. Palaeontographica 37:1-116

Parent taxon: Stylophyllidae according to J. Stolarski and A. Russo 2002

See also Roniewicz and MichalĂ­k 1998 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Anthostylis, Cerioheterastraea, Coccophyllum, Discocoenia, Discocoeniopsis, Lepidophyllia, Maeandrostylis, Meandrostylophyllum, Molukkia, Monstroseris, Pamirophyllum, Phacelepismilia, Phacelostylophyllum, Pinacophyllum, Pindosmilia, Protostylophyllum, Stylophyllum

Subtaxa: Stylophyllopsis bobrovensis Stylophyllopsis brevis Stylophyllopsis gracilis Stylophyllopsis karauldyndalaensis Stylophyllopsis lindstroemi Stylophyllopsis media Stylophyllopsis minisculus Stylophyllopsis mojsvari Stylophyllopsis polyactis Stylophyllopsis ramosa Stylophyllopsis rudis Stylophyllopsis victoriae Stylophyllopsis walliae

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Type: Stylophyllopsis polyactis

Ecology: stationary epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Jurassic of Argentina (3 collections), Canada (1: British Columbia), Italy (2), Morocco (6), Peru (2), Slovenia (1), Spain (1), Tajikistan (1), the United Kingdom (9), United States (2: Nevada)

• Triassic of Austria (6), China (4), India (2), Iran (3), Italy (10), Japan (1), Myanmar (1), Papua New Guinea (1), Peru (1), the Philippines (1), Poland (3), the Russian Federation (5), Slovakia (2), Slovenia (1), Tajikistan (6), United States (1: Oregon)

Total: 76 collections including 102 occurrences

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