Pocillopora elegans 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 eydouxi, Pocillopora guadalupensis, Pocillopora guantanamensis, Pocillopora informis, Pocillopora jenkinsi, Pocillopora ligulata, Pocillopora maddenensis, Pocillopora madreporacea, Pocillopora palmata, Pocillopora verrucosa, Pocillopora woodjonesi

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal microcarnivore-photosymbiotic

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Guam (1 collection), Mexico (5)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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