†family Proporidae Sokolov 1949 (tabulate coral)

Anthozoa - Heliolitida - Proporidae

Parent taxon: Proporicae according to D. Hill 1981

See also Murray 1985

Sister taxa: Cyrtophyllidae, Plasmoporellidae, Plasmoporidae, Proheliolitidae, Sibiriolitidae

Subtaxa: Baitalites Diploepora Ducdonia Helenolites Innapora Koreanopora Propora Rotalites Thaumatolites

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder-photosymbiotic

Distribution:

• Devonian of United States (2: New York collections)

• Silurian of Australia (1), Belarus (2), Canada (29: New Brunswick, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Ontario, Quebec, Québec), China (8), the Czech Republic (3), Estonia (2), Greenland (1), India (1), Mongolia (1), the Russian Federation (7), Sweden (9), Ukraine (1), the United Kingdom (2), United States (12: Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio), Uzbekistan (1)

• Ordovician to Silurian of Canada (1: Québec)

• Ordovician of Australia (16), Canada (3: Quebec), China (9), Kazakhstan (2), Mongolia (2), the Russian Federation (3)

Total: 118 collections including 135 occurrences

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