Dichocoenia eminens Weisbord 1974 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Pachyphyllidae

Full reference: N. E. Weisbord. 1974. Late Cenozoic corals of south Florida. Bulletins of American Paleontology 66(285):259-544

Belongs to Dichocoenia according to N. E. Weisbord 1974

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

Type specimen: Its type locality is Caloosahatchee River and Shell Creek, which is in a Pliocene/Pleistocene shallow subtidal marl/sandstone in the Caloosahatchee Formation of Florida

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal microcarnivore-photosymbiotic


• Pliocene to Pleistocene of United States (2: Florida collections)

• Pliocene of Costa Rica (3), United States (2: Florida)

• Miocene of Panama (4)

Total: 11 collections each including a single occurrence

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