Stylina sucrensis Wells 1944 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Stylinidae

Synonyms: Diplocoenia inwaldensis Ogilvie 1897, Stylina foliosa Ogilvie 1897, Stylina milleporacea Ogilvie 1897

Full reference: J. W. Wells. 1944. Cretaceous, tertiary, and recent corals, a sponge, and an alga from Venezuela. Journal of Paleontology 18(5):429-447

Belongs to Stylina according to J. W. Wells 1944

See also Geyer 1955 and Löser et al. 2013

Sister taxa: Stylina algarvensis, Stylina amdoensis, Stylina anthemoides, Stylina arborea, Stylina arkansasensis, Stylina babeana, Stylina bangoinensis, Stylina bucheti, Stylina bulgarica, Stylina bullosa, Stylina carthagiensis, Stylina ceriomorpha, Stylina constricta, Stylina cotteaui, Stylina decemradiata, Stylina decipiens, Stylina delabechei, Stylina deluci, Stylina dendroidea, Stylina dongqoensis, Stylina dubia, Stylina echinulata, Stylina elegans, Stylina esmuni, Stylina favrei, Stylina fenestralis, Stylina girodi, Stylina granulosa, Stylina higoensis, Stylina hirta, Stylina hourcqi, Stylina inwaldensis, Stylina japonica, Stylina kachensis, Stylina kantoensis, Stylina laevicostata, Stylina lobata, Stylina lortphillipsi, Stylina mabutii, Stylina macfadyeni, Stylina madagascariensis, Stylina meriani, Stylina microcoenia, Stylina micrommata, Stylina micropora, Stylina nakasai, Stylina ndalakashensis, Stylina niongalensis, Stylina oolitica, Stylina pachystylina, Stylina parcicosta, Stylina parvipora, Stylina parviramosa, Stylina perroni, Stylina pleionantha, Stylina ploti, Stylina qiebulaensis, Stylina regularis, Stylina reussi, Stylina reussii, Stylina sablensis, Stylina shamoloensis, Stylina sinemuriensis, Stylina spissa, Stylina stellata, Stylina subornata, Stylina subramosa, Stylina sugiyamai, Stylina tenax, Stylina thiessingi, Stylina tubulifera, Stylina tubulosa, Stylina valfinensis, Stylina waldeckensis, Plesiostylina hourcqi

Type specimens:

  • Stylina sucrensis: Its type locality is Las Cinco Ceibas, which is in an Aptian/Albian perireef or subreef limestone in the Barranquin Formation of Venezuela
  • Diplocoenia inwaldensis:
  • Stylina foliosa:
  • Stylina milleporacea:

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Las Cinco Ceibas

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