Heliolites Dana 1846 (tabulate coral)

Anthozoa - Heliolitida - Heliolitidae

Parent taxon: Heliolitidae according to Dixon 1998

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Coccoserinae, Dnestrites, Esthonia, Helioplasma, Helioplasmolites, Ningqiangolites, Okopites, Pachycanalicula, Paeckelmannopora, Saaremolites

Subtaxa: Heliolites barrandei Heliolites porosus

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder-photosymbiotic

Distribution:

• Devonian of Afghanistan (2 collections), Australia (15), Austria (6), Belgium (3), Canada (2: Nunavut), China (3), the Czech Republic (2), France (1), Germany (29), Italy (4), Kazakhstan (1), Laos (1), Morocco (4), Poland (4), the Russian Federation (2), Spain (11), Tajikistan (4), Thailand (7), the United Kingdom (4), United States (5: Alaska), Uzbekistan (1), Vietnam (14), Western Sahara (1)

• Clinton of Canada (4: British Columbia)

• Silurian to Devonian of Pakistan (1)

• Silurian of Afghanistan (1), Australia (11), Belarus (1), Canada (58: New Brunswick, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Ontario, Quebec), China (25), the Czech Republic (8), Estonia (2), Greenland (1), India (1), Kazakhstan (3), Malaysia (1), Norway (4), the Russian Federation (2), Sweden (22), Ukraine (11), the United Kingdom (9), United States (34: Alaska, California, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, New York, Oklahoma, Wisconsin)

• Niagaran of United States (1: Ohio)

• Ordovician of Australia (16), Canada (4: Nunavut), China (14), Estonia (1), Kazakhstan (1), the Russian Federation (5), the United Kingdom (2)

Total: 369 collections including 516 occurrences

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