†family Procyclolitidae Vaughan and Wells 1943 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Procyclolitidae

Parent taxon: Fungiina according to E. Roniewicz 1989

See also Turnsek 1997 and Wells 1956

Sister taxa: Acrosmiliidae, Agariciicae, Andemantastraeidae, Astraeomorphidae, Astraraeidae, Dermosmiliidae, Felixaraeidae, Fungiacyathidae, Fungiicae, Funginellidae, Haplaraeidae, Kobyastraeidae, Microbaciidae, Pachyphyllidae, Poriticae, Rhipidastraeidae, Siderastreidae, Synastraeidae, Thamnasteriidae

Subtaxa: Andrazella Conophyllia Epiphyllum Hydrasmilia Procyclolitinae Thecoseris

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Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Switzerland (1 collection)

• Jurassic of Algeria (2), Morocco (1)

• Triassic of Austria (10), Canada (1: Yukon), China (5), East Timor (2), Greece (1), Hungary (1), Iran (1), Italy (1), Japan (2), Papua New Guinea (1), Slovenia (4), Tajikistan (2), United States (3: Alaska, Oregon)

Total: 38 collections including 49 occurrences

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