Alveopora chiapanecae Frost and Langenheim, Jr. 1974 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Poritidae

Full reference: S. H. Frost and R. L. Langenheim, Jr. 1974. Cenozoic Reef Biofacies. Chicago, Northern Illinois University Press 1-388

Belongs to Alveopora according to S. H. Frost and R. L. Langenheim 1974

Sister taxa: Alveopora allingi, Alveopora atarensis, Alveopora daedalea, Alveopora daxensis, Alveopora deningeri, Alveopora fenestrata, Alveopora japonica, Alveopora jessicae, Alveopora micropora, Alveopora oliveri, Alveopora polyacantha, Alveopora rudis, Alveopora somaliensis, Alveopora spongiosa, Alveopora tampae, Alveopora verrilliana

Type specimen: Its type locality is Pueblo Nuevo reef, Chiapas, Mexico, which is in a Chattian reef, buildup or bioherm framestone in the La Quinta Formation of Mexico

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Oligocene of Antigua and Barbuda (4 collections), Mexico (1)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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