Antillia heueri Frost and Langenheim, Jr. 1974 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Merulinidae

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

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

Sister taxa: Trachyphyllia bilobata, Trachyphyllia crassa, Trachyphyllia geoffroyi, Trachyphyllia granti, Trachyphyllia sawkinsi, Antillia poculiformis, Antillia clarki, Antillia hadleyi, Antillia dentata, Antillia cristata, Antillia turbinata, Antillia persica, Antillia dominicensis

Type specimen: Its type locality is Colonia Jardin, which is in a Miocene shallow subtidal wackestone/sandstone in the La Quinta Formation of Mexico

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Colonia Jardin

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