Stylophora paumotensis Chevalier 1976 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Pocilloporidae

Full reference: J. P. Chevalier. 1976. Etude des coraux fossiles recolte dans le forage DSDP 76 en mer profonde dans les Tuamotu de Nord [Study of fossil corals taken from the Deep Sea Drilling Project 76 borehole in the deep sea off the northern Tuamotu Islands]. Bulletin de la Societe Geologique de France 18(5):1307-1313

Belongs to Stylophora according to J. P. Chevalier 1976

Sister taxa: Stylophora affinis, Stylophora africana, Stylophora annulata, Stylophora binacuaensis, Stylophora cambridgensis, Stylophora canalis, Stylophora chiraensis, Stylophora coalescens, Stylophora compressa, Stylophora conferta, Stylophora cyclopleura, Stylophora damesi, Stylophora densata, Stylophora distans, Stylophora elongata, Stylophora eocaenica, Stylophora gaasensis, Stylophora garumnica, Stylophora gemmans, Stylophora granulata, Stylophora granulata, Stylophora granulate, Stylophora hercegowinensis, Stylophora imperatoris, Stylophora kuehlmanni, Stylophora lindavistae, Stylophora macdonaldi, Stylophora minor, Stylophora monticulosa, Stylophora mordax, Stylophora octophylla, Stylophora parvistella, Stylophora pistillata, Stylophora pocilloporoides, Stylophora ponderosa, Stylophora portbellensis, Stylophora pulcherrima, Stylophora ramulosa, Stylophora raristella, Stylophora reussiana, Stylophora rugosa, Stylophora silicensis, Stylophora sokkohensis, Stylophora subreticulata, Stylophora tenuissima, Stylophora thirsiformis, Stylophora undata, Stylophora verrucosa, Stylophora willoughbyi

Type specimen: Its type locality is DSDP site 76, Atoll Manihi, which is in a Pliocene reef, buildup or bioherm packstone/grainstone in French Polynesia

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal microcarnivore-photosymbiotic

Distribution: found only at DSDP site 76, Atoll Manihi

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