Dichocoenia stokesi Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Pachyphyllidae

Belongs to Dichocoenia according to Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848

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

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal microcarnivore-photosymbiotic

Distribution:

• Quaternary of the Bahamas (4 collections), Barbados (1), Belize (1), Cayman Islands (8), Costa Rica (4), the Dominican Republic (10), Haiti (1), Jamaica (4), Mexico (1), Panama (12), United States (3: Florida)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Costa Rica (3), Jamaica (1)

• Pliocene of Costa Rica (13)

• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (1), Haiti (1), Panama (7)

Total: 75 collections each including a single occurrence

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