Family Dendrophylliidae Gray 1847 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Dendrophylliidae

Parent taxon: Dendrophylliina according to J. W. Wells 1956

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Aplopsammia Areopsammia Astroides Balanophyllia Bathypsammia Blastozopsammia Cahuzacopsammia Calostylopsis Dendrophyllia Dichopsammia Duncanopsammia Enallopsammia Endopachys Endopsammia Heteropsammia Lamellophyllia Leptopsammia Lobopsammia Makridinophyllia Notophyllia Paleoastroides Reussopsammia Rhabdopsammia Rhizopsammia Stereopsammia Stichopsammia Thecopsammia Tubastraea Turbinaria Wadeopsammia

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Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal microcarnivore-photosymbiotic

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (7 collections), Cape Verde (5), Costa Rica (2), Egypt (4), France (3), Greece (3), Indonesia (2), Italy (3), Japan (21), Kenya (3), Maldives (2), Mexico (2), New Caledonia (2), New Zealand (5), Pakistan (1), Palau (1), Saudi Arabia (1), Sudan (1), Taiwan (3), United States (13: California, Florida, Oregon), Vanuatu (3)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Indonesia (2), the Philippines (1), Taiwan (1), United States (1: California)

• Pliocene of Australia (1), the Dominican Republic (2), Egypt (2), France (4), Indonesia (7), Italy (2), Panama (1), Papua New Guinea (1), Portugal (1), South Africa (1), Spain (1), Taiwan (3), the United Kingdom (1), United States (6: California)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (3), New Zealand (1)

• Miocene of Algeria (1), Australia (8), Belgium (1), Brazil (3), Bulgaria (1), the Czech Republic (1), the Dominican Republic (3), Egypt (3), Fiji (3), France (25), Germany (12), Grenada (4), Indonesia (5), Iran (2), Italy (7), Japan (1), Morocco (3), the Netherlands (2), New Zealand (12), Pakistan (1), Poland (3), Portugal (2), Romania (2), Somalia (6), Spain (3), Turkey (1)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Australia (1), United States (1: Florida), Venezuela (1)

• Oligocene of Australia (2), France (4), Germany (1), Greece (1), Hungary (5), Iran (1), Italy (1), Mexico (1), Myanmar (1), New Zealand (3), Somalia (5), United States (11: California, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Washington)

• Eocene of Antarctica (2), the Czech Republic (2), France (1), Germany (1), Italy (1), Jamaica (2), Mexico (1), the Netherlands (1), New Zealand (6), Peru (2), Poland (3), Slovakia (2), Slovenia (2), Tonga (1), Ukraine (1), United States (135: Alabama, California, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Jersey, North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina, Texas, Washington)

• Paleocene of Austria (2), Cote D'Ivoire (1), Denmark (1), Egypt (1), France (1), Greenland (3), Italy (1), New Zealand (1), Poland (1), the Russian Federation (1), Slovenia (26), Somalia (1), Spain (2), Sweden (1), Ukraine (2), United States (30: Alabama, New Jersey, Texas, Virginia)

• Cretaceous of Australia (1), Austria (2), China (1), India (1), Jamaica (1), Madagascar (5), Mexico (1), the Netherlands (5), Oman (1), Ukraine (1), the United Arab Emirates (1), United States (4: Tennessee, Texas)

• Jurassic of Slovenia (1)

Total: 546 collections including 831 occurrences

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