Synhelia Milne-Edwards and Haime 1849 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Siderastreidae

Parent taxon: Siderastreidae according to R. C. Baron-Szabo 2002

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Anomastraea, Coscinaraea, Eosiderastrea, Hindeastraea, Horastrea, Koilomorpha, Maeandroseris, Palaeosiderofungia, Pironastrea, Psammocora, Pseudosiderastrea, Siderastrea, Siderastreites, Siderofungia, Sideroseris, Siderosmilia, Stephanomorpha

Subtaxa: Synhelia gibbosa

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Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of the Czech Republic (16 collections), France (1), Germany (4), Switzerland (1), Tanzania (1), Ukraine (1)

Total: 24 collections each including a single occurrence

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