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Family Poritidae Gray 1842 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia

PaleoDB taxon number: 54202

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

Sister taxon: Actinacididae

Subtaxa: Alveopora, Bernardpora, Dictyaraea, Goniopora, Porites, Poritipora, Stylaraea

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Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder