Pocillopora arnoldi Vaughan 1919 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Pocilloporidae

Full reference: T. W. Vaughan. 1919. Fossil corals from central America, Cuba, and Porto Rico, with an account of the American Tertiary, Pleistocene, and Recent coral reefs. Smithsonian Institution Bulletin 103:189-524

Belongs to Pocillopora according to T. W. Vaughan 1919

Sister taxa: Pocillopora baracoaensis, Pocillopora capitata, Pocillopora crassoramosa, Pocillopora damicornis, Pocillopora elegans, Pocillopora eydouxi, Pocillopora guadalupensis, Pocillopora guantanamensis, Pocillopora informis, Pocillopora jenkinsi, Pocillopora ligulata, Pocillopora maddenensis, Pocillopora madreporacea, Pocillopora palmata, Pocillopora robusta, Pocillopora verrucosa, Pocillopora woodjonesi

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal microcarnivore-photosymbiotic

Distribution:

• Miocene of Jamaica (1 collection), Panama (3), Trinidad and Tobago (1), Venezuela (1)

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

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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