Heliopora bennetti Wells 1934

Anthozoa - Helioporacea

Full reference: J. W. Wells. 1934. Eocene corals from Cuba. Bulletins of American Paleontology 20(70B):147-160

Belongs to Heliopora according to J. W. Wells 1934

Sister taxa: Heliopora boettgeri, Heliopora lusanovkaensis, Heliopora mexicanae, Heliopora sparsipora, Heliopora stewarti

Type specimen: Its type locality is Loma Calixto, Camag├╝ey, which is in an Eocene shallow subtidal limestone in Cuba

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Eocene of Cuba (1 collection)

• Paleocene of Puerto Rico (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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