†family Heliolitidae Lindström 1876 (tabulate coral)

Anthozoa - Heliolitida - Heliolitidae

Parent taxon: Helioliticae according to D. Hill 1981

See also Hill 1953 and Kiessling 2003

Sister taxa: Pseudoplasmoporidae, Stelliporellidae, Taeniolitidae

Subtaxa: Coccoserinae Dnestrites Esthonia Heliolites Helioplasma Helioplasmolites Ningqiangolites Okopites Pachycanalicula Paeckelmannopora Saaremolites

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Type: Heliolites

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder-photosymbiotic

Distribution:

• Devonian of Afghanistan (2 collections), Australia (17), Austria (6), Belgium (3), Canada (2: Nunavut), China (3), the Czech Republic (2), France (1), Germany (30), Italy (4), Kazakhstan (1), Laos (1), Morocco (4), Poland (4), the Russian Federation (2), Spain (11), Tajikistan (9), Thailand (7), the United Kingdom (4), United States (5: Alaska), Uzbekistan (1), Vietnam (14), Western Sahara (1)

• Clinton of Canada (4: British Columbia)

• Silurian to Devonian of Pakistan (1)

• Silurian of Afghanistan (1), Australia (13), Belarus (1), Canada (63: New Brunswick, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Ontario, Quebec, Yukon), China (30), the Czech Republic (8), Estonia (2), Greenland (1), India (1), Ireland (1), Kazakhstan (3), Malaysia (1), Mongolia (1), Norway (9), the Russian Federation (9), Sweden (23), Tajikistan (3), Ukraine (12), the United Kingdom (9), United States (35: Alaska, California, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, New York, Oklahoma, Wisconsin), Uzbekistan (1)

• Niagaran of United States (1: Ohio)

• Ordovician of Australia (19), Canada (5: Northwest Territories, Nunavut), China (14), Estonia (1), Kazakhstan (1), Mongolia (1), Norway (2), the Russian Federation (10), the United Kingdom (2)

Total: 422 collections including 585 occurrences

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