Trochosmilia Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae

Synonym: Edwardsosmilia Alloiteau 1949

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

See also Baron-Szabo 2002, Sepkoski 2002 and Wells 1956

Sister taxa: Brevimaeandra, Ceratothecia, Clausastrea, Coenotheca, Complexastraeopsis, Complexastrea, Confusastrea, Cyathophyllia, Cyathophylliopsis, Dimorphocoenia, Elasmophyllia, Ellipsosmilia, Goldfussastraea, Goldfussastrea, Isastrea, Mapucheastrea, Margarastreopsis, Montlivaltiinae, Nerthastraea, Neuquinosmilia, Paraclausastraea, Paraphyllogyra, Peplosmilia, Placosmilia, Placosmiliinae, Puschastraea, Rhabdophyllia, Thecomeandra, Thecosmilia, Trochophyllia

Subtaxa: Trochosmilia acutimargo Trochosmilia arguta Trochosmilia asiatica Trochosmilia beyrichi Trochosmilia camura Trochosmilia communis Trochosmilia corniculum Trochosmilia cristata Trochosmilia delicatissima Trochosmilia faujasi Trochosmilia lorioli Trochosmilia minuta Trochosmilia moorei Trochosmilia multisinuosa Trochosmilia oldhami Trochosmilia orientalis Trochosmilia osensis Trochosmilia persica Trochosmilia stainbrooki Trochosmilia transitoria

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Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Miocene of Indonesia (1 collection), Iran (3)

• Oligocene of Hungary (1), Iran (1), Italy (1), Slovenia (1)

• Eocene of Croatia (3), Germany (1), Guadeloupe (1), Hungary (2), Italy (2), Pakistan (1), Papua New Guinea (1), Slovenia (1), Ukraine (1)

• Paleocene of Pakistan (2), United States (1: New Jersey)

• Cretaceous of China (1), Egypt (1), India (1), Iran (2), Japan (1), the Netherlands (4), Oman (1), Poland (1), Serbia and Montenegro (3), Spain (1), Switzerland (1), Ukraine (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (8: New Mexico, Texas, Utah), Uzbekistan (1)

Total: 52 collections including 64 occurrences

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