Dichocoenia alabamensis Vaughan 1900 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Pachyphyllidae

Full reference: T. W. Vaughan. 1900. The Eocene and lower Oligocene coral faunas of the United States with descriptions of a few doubtfully Cretaceous species. United States Geological Survey, Monograph 39:1-263

Belongs to Dichocoenia according to T. W. Vaughan 1900

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

Type specimen: Its type locality is Prairie Creek, which is in a Paleocene coastal siliciclastic in Alabama

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal microcarnivore-photosymbiotic

Distribution: found only at Prairie Creek

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