Leptoseris anguillensis Vaughan 1919 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Agariciidae

Alternative combination: Agaricia anguillensis

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 Leptoseris according to T. A. Stemann 2003

Sister taxa: Leptoseris alternans, Leptoseris amitoriensis, Leptoseris cucullata, Leptoseris delicatissima, Leptoseris dinarica, Leptoseris explanata, Leptoseris floriformis, Leptoseris gardineri, Leptoseris glabra, Leptoseris hawaiiensis, Leptoseris irregularis, Leptoseris lauensis, Leptoseris mycetoseroides, Leptoseris papyracea, Leptoseris phylloides, Leptoseris portoricensis, Leptoseris santaciliaensis, Leptoseris scabra, Leptoseris solida, Leptoseris speciosa, Leptoseris walli, Leptoseris yabei

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal microcarnivore-photosymbiotic

Distribution:

• Miocene of Anguilla (2 collections), Jamaica (1), Panama (3)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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