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Echinophyllia Klunzinger 1879 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Pectiniidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 6395

Synonym: Oxyphyllia Yabe and Eguchi 1935 (taxon 83142)

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

Sister taxa: Echinomorpha, Fungophyllia, Oxypora

Subtaxa: Echinophyllia aspera, Echinophyllia echinata, Echinophyllia javana, Echinophyllia robusta

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Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder