Trachyphyllia Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Merulinidae

Synonym: Antillia Duncan 1863

Parent taxon: Merulinidae according to D. Huang et al. 2014

See also Baron-Szabo 2006, Kiessling 2008, Sepkoski 2002, Squires 2001, Veron 2000 and Wells 1956

Sister taxa: Astrea, Australogyra, Boninastrea, Coelastrea, Cyphastrea, Dipsastraea, Echinopora, Erythrastrea, Favites, Goniastrea, Hydnophora, Leptoria, Merulina, Mycedium, Orbicella, Oulophyllia, Paraclavarina, Paraleptoria, Paramontastraea, Parastrea, Pectinia, Platygyra, Scapophyllia

Subtaxa: Antillia clarki Antillia cristata Antillia dentata Antillia dominicensis Antillia hadleyi Antillia heueri Antillia persica Antillia poculiformis Antillia turbinata Trachyphyllia geoffroyi Trachyphyllia granti Trachyphyllia sawkinsi

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Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (4 collections), Costa Rica (2), Indonesia (1), Japan (3), Panama (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of the Bahamas (1), Jamaica (1)

• Pliocene of the Bahamas (3), the Dominican Republic (1), Jamaica (1), Papua New Guinea (1), United States (1: Florida)

• Miocene to Pliocene of United States (1: Puerto Rico)

• Miocene of Anguilla (2), Colombia (2), the Dominican Republic (3), Indonesia (3), Jamaica (1), Mexico (2), Panama (5), Trinidad and Tobago (3), Venezuela (1)

• Oligocene of Jamaica (1), Venezuela (1)

• Eocene of Indonesia (1), Jamaica (2)

• Paleocene of Pakistan (1)

Total: 49 collections including 51 occurrences

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