Saffordophyllum Bassler 1950 (tabulate coral)

Anthozoa - Favositida - Favositidae

Parent taxon: Paleofavositinae according to D. Hill 1981

See also Klaamann 1966 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Manipora, Mesofavosites

Subtaxa: Saffordophyllum grande Saffordophyllum newcombae

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder-photosymbiotic

Distribution:

• Ordovician of Australia (1 collection), Canada (6: Manitoba, Nunavut, Québec), Estonia (1), the Russian Federation (3), United States (6: Alaska, Colorado, Kentucky, Nevada, Texas)

Total: 17 collections each including a single occurrence

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