Dichocoenia anomalos Wells 1934 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Pachyphyllidae

Alternative combinations: Favioseris anomalos, Ovalastrea anomalos

Full reference: J. W. Wells. 1934. Some fossil corals from the West Indies. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 83(2975):71-110

Belongs to Dichocoenia according to Baron-Szabo 2002

Sister taxa: Dichocoenia aenigma, Dichocoenia alabamensis, Dichocoenia caloosahatcheensis, Dichocoenia eminens, Dichocoenia merriami, Dichocoenia stellaris, Dichocoenia stokesi, Dichocoenia tuberosa

Type specimen: Its type locality is Catadupa, "Catadupa Beds", which is in a Campanian/Maastrichtian shallow subtidal limestone in the "Catadupa Beds" Formation of Jamaica

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal microcarnivore-photosymbiotic

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Jamaica (3 collections), Mexico (1)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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