†family Astrocoeniidae Koby 1890 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Astrocoeniidae

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

See also Stanley 1986

Sister taxa: Acroporidae, Actinastreidae, Pocilloporidae

Subtaxa: Astrocoenia Astrocoeniinae Madracis Palauastrea Pinacophyllinae Stephanocoenia Stylocoenia Stylocoeniella

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Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (2 collections), the Bahamas (1), Barbados (6), Cayman Islands (6), Colombia (2), Costa Rica (57), the Dominican Republic (10), Egypt (1), Fiji (1), Haiti (3), Indonesia (1), Jamaica (2), Japan (3), the Netherlands Antilles (2), New Zealand (3), Northern Mariana Islands (1), Panama (14), United States (4: Florida, Texas), Vanuatu (1), Virgin Islands (2)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of the Bahamas (1), Costa Rica (5), Indonesia (2), Jamaica (1), Taiwan (1)

• Pliocene of the Bahamas (5), Costa Rica (5), Cuba (2), the Dominican Republic (14), French Polynesia (1), Haiti (2), Indonesia (5), Italy (1), Jamaica (1), the Netherlands Antilles (11), Papua New Guinea (1), United States (2: Florida)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (3), Indonesia (1), Malaysia (1)

• Miocene of Algeria (1), Anguilla (2), the Dominican Republic (15), Egypt (2), Fiji (1), France (11), Germany (1), Grenada (1), Haiti (1), Indonesia (6), Iran (3), Israel (1), Italy (3), Jamaica (2), Japan (1), the Marshall Islands (1), Morocco (1), the Netherlands Antilles (1), Pakistan (1), Panama (8), Papua New Guinea (2), Portugal (1), Puerto Rico (1), Somalia (1), Trinidad and Tobago (3), United States (2: Florida), Venezuela (1)

• Oligocene of Antigua and Barbuda (2), Cuba (1), the Dominican Republic (2), France (3), Greece (2), India (1), Iran (2), Italy (27), Jamaica (1), Libya (2), Mexico (1), Panama (1), Puerto Rico (4), Somalia (4), Spain (3), Turkey (3), United States (1: Georgia), Venezuela (5)

• Eocene of Austria (1), Barbados (1), Bosnia and Herzegovina (3), China (1), Croatia (5), Cuba (1), the Czech Republic (2), France (7), Germany (2), Guadeloupe (1), Haiti (2), Hungary (7), India (1), Indonesia (2), Italy (3), Jamaica (6), Japan (1), the Marshall Islands (3), Mexico (3), New Zealand (1), Nicaragua (1), Pakistan (2), Panama (4), Peru (3), Slovenia (1), Somalia (5), Spain (7), United States (18: Alabama, California, Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas, Washington)

• Paleocene of China (1), Egypt (2), Iran (1), Italy (2), Nigeria (1), Pakistan (1), Puerto Rico (1), Slovenia (6), Somalia (1), Spain (1), Ukraine (1), United States (12: Alabama, California, Louisiana)

• Cretaceous of Austria (3), China (1), Cuba (1), Georgia (1), Italy (1), Jamaica (1), Libya (1), Madagascar (1), Mexico (2), Peru (1), Poland (1), Switzerland (3), Ukraine (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (5: Kansas, Texas), Venezuela (1)

• Jurassic of Japan (1), Lebanon (1), Somalia (1), United States (1: California)

• Triassic of Austria (1), United States (2: Alaska, Idaho)

Total: 482 collections including 752 occurrences

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