Porites chipolanum Weisbord 1971 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Poritidae

Full reference: N. E. Weisbord. 1971. Corals from the Chipola and Jackson Bluff Formations of Florida. Geological Bulletin State of Florida Department of Natural Resources Division of Interior Resources Bureau of Geology 53:1-105

Belongs to Porites according to Weisbord 1971

Sister taxa: Porites amplectans, Porites anguillensis, Porites arenosa, Porites arnaudi, Porites astreoides, Porites australiensis, Porites baracoaensis, Porites belli, Porites bernardi, Porites branneri, Porites calabricae, Porites carrizensis, Porites collegniana, Porites colonensis, Porites columnaris, Porites compressa, Porites convivatoris, Porites crustulum, Porites cylindrica, Porites deshayesiana, Porites divaricata, Porites diversiformis, Porites douvillei, Porites evermanni, Porites floridaeprima, Porites furcata, Porites gajensis, Porites hawaiiensis, Porites heronensis, Porites incrustans, Porites lanuginosa, Porites leptoclada, Porites lichen, Porites lobata, Porites lobatosepta, Porites lutea, Porites macdonaldi, Porites maigensis, Porites mancietensis, Porites matheroni, Porites minuta, Porites mordax, Porites multilamellata, Porites murrayensis, Porites nigrescens, Porites nodifera, Porites nummulitica, Porites oligocenica, Porites pachysepta, Porites panamensis, Porites porites, Porites portoricensis, Porites pusilla, Porites rus, Porites solida, Porites sverdrupi, Porites timorensis, Porites trinitatis, Porites undulata, Porites vindobonarum, Porites waylandi

Type specimen: Its type locality is CH5 - Chipola River [Chipola Fm], which is in a Burdigalian coastal sandstone in the Chipola Formation of Florida

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Miocene of Jamaica (1 collection), United States (3: Florida)

• Oligocene of Jamaica (1)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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