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Family Acroporidae Verrill 1902 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia

PaleoDB taxon number: 55537

Parent taxon: Astrocoeniina according to R. Baron-Szabo 2006

Sister taxa: Actinastreidae, Astrocoeniidae, Pocilloporidae

Subtaxa: Acropora, Anacropora, Astreopora, Bacarella, Dendracis, Diplocoenia, Etallonasteria, Gravieropsammia, Isopora, Montipora, Palaestraeopora, Parastraeopora, Paretallonia

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Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder