Stylophora affinis Duncan 1863 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Pocilloporidae

Synonym: Stylophora panamensis Vaughan 1919

Belongs to Stylophora according to Duncan 1863

See also Flórez et al. 2018

Sister taxa: Stylophora africana, Stylophora annulata, Stylophora binacuaensis, Stylophora cambridgensis, Stylophora canalis, Stylophora chiraensis, Stylophora coalescens, Stylophora compressa, Stylophora conferta, Stylophora cyclopleura, Stylophora damesi, Stylophora densata, 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

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal microcarnivore-photosymbiotic

Distribution:

• Quaternary of the Netherlands Antilles (3 collections), Panama (5), Sudan (1)

• Pliocene of Costa Rica (2), Cuba (1), the Dominican Republic (1), Jamaica (1), the Netherlands Antilles (14), United States (1: Florida)

• Miocene to Pliocene of United States (1: Puerto Rico)

• Miocene of Colombia (4), the Dominican Republic (6), France (3), Jamaica (1), the Netherlands Antilles (1), Panama (2), Trinidad and Tobago (2), Venezuela (2)

• Oligocene of France (1), Venezuela (1)

Total: 53 collections including 56 occurrences

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