Coscinaraea colei Frost and Langenheim, Jr. 1974 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Siderastreidae

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

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

Sister taxa: Coscinaraea columna, Coscinaraea exesa, Coscinaraea monile, Coscinaraea panamensis

Type specimen: Its type locality is Modelo Ridge, which is in a Miocene perireef or subreef limestone/sandstone in the Rio Lajas Limestone Formation of Mexico

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Modelo Ridge

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