Manicina jungi Budd and Johnson 1999 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Mussidae

Full reference: A. F. Budd and K. G. Johnson. 1999. Neogene Paleontology in the northern Dominican Republic 19: The family Faviidae (Anthozoa, Scleractinia) part II: The genera Caulastraea, Favia, Diploria, Thysanus, Hadrophyllia, Manicina and Colpophyllia. Bulletins of American Paleontology 356:1-83

Belongs to Manicina according to A. F. Budd and K. G. Johnson 1999

Sister taxa: Manicina areolata, Manicina geisteri, Manicina grandis, Manicina hydnophoroidea, Manicina pliocenica, Manicina puntagordensis

Type specimen: Its type locality is NMB Loc16821 - Rio Cana [Gurabo Fm], which is in a Messinian coastal sandstone/limestone in the Gurabo Formation of the Dominican Republic.

Ecology: facultatively mobile low-level epifaunal microcarnivore


• Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (5 collections)

• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (11)

Total: 16 collections each including a single occurrence

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