Cladophyllia stewartae Wells 1944 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Amphiastreidae

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 Cladophyllia according to J. W. Wells 1944

Sister taxa: Cladophyllia babeana, Cladophyllia babeauana, Cladophyllia choffati, Cladophyllia clemencia, Cladophyllia conybearei, Cladophyllia conybeari, Cladophyllia corallina, Cladophyllia dichotoma, Cladophyllia dresnayi, Cladophyllia excelsa, Cladophyllia furcifera, Cladophyllia mexicana, Cladophyllia minor, Cladophyllia miroi, Cladophyllia morondavensis, Cladophyllia picteti, Cladophyllia ramea, Cladophyllia rollieri, Cladophyllia skuviensis, Cladophyllia tenuis, Cladophyllia thailandensis

Type specimen: Its type locality is Las Cinco Ceibas, which is in an Aptian/Albian perireef or subreef limestone in the Barranquin Formation of Venezuela

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal microcarnivore-photosymbiotic

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Bulgaria (1 collection), China (1), Mexico (2), Uzbekistan (1), Venezuela (1)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

Show more details


Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.


Click image to enlarge. Click to access iDigBio record.