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Keriophyllia Alloiteau 1958 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Amphiastreidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 6532

Full reference: J. Alloiteau. 1958. Monographie des madreporaires fossiles de Madagascar [Monograph of fossil corals from Madagascar]. Annales Geologiques de Madagascar 25:1-218

Parent taxon: Amphiastraeidae according to R. C. Baron-Szabo 2002

Sister taxa: Amphiastrea, Amphiaulastrea, Aulastraea, Bathmosmilia, Budaia, Bussonastrea, Ceratocoenia, Cheilosmilia, Donacosmilia, Hexamphiastrea, Hexapetalum, Hispaniastraea, Hykeliphyllum, Lochmaeosmilia, Mitrodendron, Opisthophyllum, Oyonnaxastraea, Pleuroaulastrea, Pleurophyllia, Pleurostylina, Polymorphastraea, Pseudodiplocoenia, Quenstedtiphylliinae, Sclerosmilia, Selenegyra, Thamnosmilia

Subtaxa: Keriophyllia ebiraseensis, Keriophyllia fischeri, Keriophyllia hourcqi, Keriophyllia oolitica, Keriophyllia roniewiczae

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Type: Keriophyllia hourcqi

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal microcarnivore-photosymbiotic