Pocillopora maddenensis Budd et al. 1992 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Pocilloporidae

Full reference: A. F. Budd, T. S. Stemann, and R. H. Stewart. 1992. Eocene Caribbean Reef Corals: A Unique Fauna from the Gatuncillo Formation of Panama. Journal of Paleontology 66(4):570-594

Belongs to Pocillopora according to A. F. Budd et al. 1992

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 ligulata, Pocillopora madreporacea, Pocillopora palmata, Pocillopora robusta, Pocillopora verrucosa, Pocillopora woodjonesi

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal microcarnivore-photosymbiotic

Distribution: found only at Lago Alahuela, Panama (Eocene of Panama)

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