†subfamily Agathiphylliinae Vaughan and Wells 1943 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Faviidae

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

Sister taxa: Amphimeandra, Anisocoenia, Antiguastrea, Antillophyllia, Aquitanastraea, Barabattoia, Cladocora, Colpophyllia, Columellogyra, Dactylosmilia, Defrancia, Dictuophyllia, Dictyoastraea, Diploria, Edwardsastraea, Eohydnophora, Eugyra, Favia, Faviinae, Felixigyra, Grandifavia, Hadrophyllia, Haldonia, Kobyphyllia, Ksiazkiewiczia, Leptastrea, Liptodendron, Manicina, Montastreinae, Monticulastraea, Moseleya, Myriophyllia, Oulastrea, Parasimplastrea, Phacellocoenia, Plavecia, Plesiastrea, Pseudisastraea, Pseudomyriophyllia, Sakalavastraea, Solenastrea, Stephanaxocoenia, Tarbellastraea, Thysanus

Subtaxa: Agathiphyllia Ceratophyllia Cricocyathus

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Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-microcarnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Anguilla (3 collections), Egypt (1), Indonesia (5), Iran (1), Jamaica (1), Mexico (1), Panama (2)

• Oligocene of Antigua and Barbuda (3), Cuba (2), the Dominican Republic (4), Greece (2), Haiti (2), Iran (1), Italy (12), Jamaica (1), Libya (2), Mexico (3), Puerto Rico (2), Turkey (1), Venezuela (3)

• Eocene of Hungary (3), Indonesia (1), Italy (1), Panama (1), Slovenia (2), Spain (1)

• Paleocene of Italy (1), Spain (2)

• Cretaceous of United States (1: Texas)

Total: 65 collections including 94 occurrences

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