Dichocoenia aenigma Budd et al. 1992 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Pachyphyllidae

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 Dichocoenia according to A. F. Budd et al. 1992

Sister taxa: Dichocoenia alabamensis, Dichocoenia anomalos, Dichocoenia caloosahatcheensis, Dichocoenia eminens, Dichocoenia merriami, Dichocoenia stellaris, Dichocoenia stokesi, Dichocoenia tuberosa

Type specimen: Its type locality is Lago Alahuela, Panama, which is in a Priabonian reef, buildup or bioherm mudstone/limestone in the Gatuncillo Formation of Panama

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal microcarnivore-photosymbiotic

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Dichocoenia aenigma in the database

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