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Order Scleractinia Bourne 1900 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Zoantharia

PaleoDB taxon number: 6108

Invalid subtaxa: Cyclindrocyathus Alloiteau 1952 [invalid subgroup] (no. 6320), Eusmiliopsis [invalid subgroup] (no. 6432), Paracoryphyllia Dronov 1994 [nomen nudum] (no. 71840), Saltastraea [invalid subgroup] (no. 6843), Thamnasteria cycloides Eguchi 1951 [invalid subgroup] (no. 154586), Thamnasteria komagataensis Eguchi 1951 [invalid subgroup] (no. 154585), Thamnasteria maxima Eguchi 1951 [invalid subgroup] (no. 154583), Thamnasteria protoserioides Eguchi 1951 [invalid subgroup] (no. 154587), Thamnasteria rikuzenica Eguchi 1951 [invalid subgroup] (no. 154584), Thecoseriopsis [invalid subgroup] (no. 6931)

Parent taxon: Zoantharia according to Y. Ezaki 2000

Sister taxa: Kilbuchophyllida, Pentasmiliida, Tabulaconida

Subtaxa: Adekoheastrea, Agathiphylliidae, Amphiastraeina, Anisastraea, Anomopora, Apelismilia, Archaeocoeniina, Archaeofungiina, Archaeolasmogyra, Astraeoina, Astrocoeniina, Aulastraeoporidae, Bavarosmilia, Budiopsis, Calameastolia, Carantophyllum, Carcicocaenia, Caryophylliina, Chorisastraea, Clausastraeopsis, Clonosmilia, Coelomeandra, Cyclastraeidae, Cylindrosmilia, Cynaria, Decaheliocoenia, Dendrophylliina, Desmocoenia, Dichotomosmilia, Diploastraeidae, Diplothecangia, Distichophylliina, Ebocotrochus, Eburneotrochus, Eckastraeidae, Edwardsomeandra, Epitrochus, Etalloniopsis, Euphyllidae, Eupsammidae, Fasciatiphyllia, Fasciseris, Faviina, Favitopsis, Felixaraeoidea, Fungiina, Furcophyllia, Gallitellia, Gardineroseris, Gombertiphyllia, Haplareidae, Hedeliastraea, Heliostylina, Helladophyllia, Heterocoeniina, Houchangocyathus, Isastraeidae, Isphyllastrea, Karatchastraea, Kobycoenia, Lamellomeandra, Lepiconus, Leptoseris, Lithodendron, Lupitschia, Mareastraea, Meandriina, Microsolenina, Miophora, Mioscapophyllia, Misistelloidea, Montastraeidae, Morchellastraea, Ondadiplocteniopsis, Pachysmilia, Pachythecaliina, Palaeophyllia, Palaeoseris, Palaeosmilia, Phylloseriopsis, Phyllosmilioidea, Pleuropodia, Psammocyathus, Pyramisasteria, Reisocyathus, Reussiphyllia, Rhabdofavia, Rhipidogyrina, Rhopalophyllia, Saeptiphyllia, Sakalavastraeopsis, Sclydolithus, Siderocoenia, Sinaiastraea, Sinasteria, Smilostyliidae, Solenocoeniidae, Streptocyathopsis, Streptocyathus, Stylinina, Stylophyllina, Thamnasterites, Thigmastrea, Trachyphylliidae, Tropiastraea, Tropiastraeidae, Variabilifavia

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Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal microcarnivore-photosymbiotic