Stylophora monticulosa Vaughan and Hoffmeister 1925 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Pocilloporidae

Full reference: T. W. Vaughan and J. E. Hoffmeister. 1925. New species of fossil corals from the Dominican Republic. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 67(8):315-326

Belongs to Stylophora according to Vaughan and Hoffmeister 1925

Sister taxa: Stylophora affinis, Stylophora africana, Stylophora annulata, Stylophora binacuaensis, Stylophora cambridgensis, Stylophora canalis, Stylophora chiraensis, Stylophora coalescens, Stylophora compressa, Stylophora conferta, Stylophora cyclopleura, Stylophora damesi, Stylophora densata, Stylophora distans, Stylophora elongata, Stylophora eocaenica, Stylophora gaasensis, Stylophora garumnica, Stylophora gemmans, Stylophora granulata, Stylophora granulata, Stylophora granulate, Stylophora hercegowinensis, Stylophora imperatoris, Stylophora kuehlmanni, Stylophora lindavistae, Stylophora macdonaldi, Stylophora minor, Stylophora mordax, Stylophora octophylla, Stylophora parvistella, Stylophora paumotensis, Stylophora pistillata, Stylophora pocilloporoides, Stylophora ponderosa, Stylophora portbellensis, Stylophora pulcherrima, Stylophora ramulosa, Stylophora raristella, Stylophora reussiana, Stylophora rugosa, Stylophora silicensis, Stylophora sokkohensis, Stylophora subreticulata, Stylophora tenuissima, Stylophora thirsiformis, Stylophora undata, Stylophora verrucosa, Stylophora willoughbyi

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal microcarnivore-photosymbiotic

Distribution:

• Quaternary of the Netherlands Antilles (3 collections), Panama (2)

• Pliocene of the Bahamas (3), Costa Rica (7), the Dominican Republic (2), Jamaica (2), the Netherlands Antilles (7)

• Miocene to Pliocene of United States (1: Puerto Rico)

• Miocene of the Bahamas (2), Colombia (2), the Dominican Republic (3), Grenada (3), the Netherlands Antilles (1), Panama (1)

Total: 39 collections each including a single occurrence

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