Pocillopora ligulata Dana 1846 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Pocilloporidae

Belongs to Pocillopora according to Dana 1846

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

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal microcarnivore-photosymbiotic

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (1: Hawaii collection)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of United States Minor Outlying Islands (1)

• Pliocene of Indonesia (1)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Indonesia (1)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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