Stylophora densata Chevalier 1968 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Pocilloporidae

Full reference: J. P. Chevalier. 1968. Les Madreporaires fossiles de Mare [The fossil corals from Mare]. Expedition Francaise sur les recifs coralliens de la Nouvelle Caledonie 3:85-158

Belongs to Stylophora according to J. P. Chevalier 1968

Sister taxa: Stylophora affinis, Stylophora africana, Stylophora annulata, Stylophora binacuaensis, Stylophora cambridgensis, Stylophora canalis, Stylophora chiraensis, Stylophora coalescens, Stylophora compressa, Stylophora conferta, Stylophora cyclopleura, Stylophora damesi, Stylophora distans, Stylophora elongata, Stylophora eocaenica, Stylophora gaasensis, Stylophora garumnica, Stylophora gemmans, Stylophora granulata, Stylophora granulata, Stylophora granulate, Stylophora hercegowinensis, Stylophora imperatoris, Stylophora kuehlmanni, Stylophora lindavistae, Stylophora macdonaldi, Stylophora minor, Stylophora monticulosa, Stylophora mordax, Stylophora octophylla, Stylophora parvistella, Stylophora paumotensis, Stylophora pistillata, Stylophora pocilloporoides, Stylophora ponderosa, Stylophora portbellensis, Stylophora pulcherrima, Stylophora ramulosa, Stylophora raristella, Stylophora reussiana, Stylophora rugosa, Stylophora silicensis, Stylophora sokkohensis, Stylophora subreticulata, Stylophora tenuissima, Stylophora thirsiformis, Stylophora undata, Stylophora verrucosa, Stylophora willoughbyi

Type specimen: Its type locality is MA 170, Winikuyé, Maré Island, which is in a Pleistocene reef, buildup or bioherm limestone in New Caledonia

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal microcarnivore-photosymbiotic

Distribution: found only at MA 170, Winikuyé, Maré Island

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