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Craspedophyllia Volz 1896 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Reimaniphylliidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 6290

Full reference: W. Volz. 1896. Die Korallen der Schichten von St Cassian in Süd-Tirol. Palaeontographica 43:1-124

Parent taxon: Reimaniphylliidae according to G. D. Stanley and T. Onoue 2015

Sister taxa: Coryphylliinae, Coryphyllina, Cuifia, Distichoflabellinae, Distichomorpha, Distichopsis, Palaeastraea, Paracuifia, Primorodendron, Proretiophyllia, Reimaniphyllia, Reimaniphylliinae, Retiophyllia, Craspedophylliinae, Distichophyllia, Distichophylliinae, Toechastraea

Subtaxa: Craspedophyllia alpina, Craspedophyllia cristata, Craspedophyllia japonica, Craspedophyllia ramosa, Craspedophyllia spinifera

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Type: Craspedophyllia cristata

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder