Dichocoenia stellaris Milne-Edwards and Haime 1849 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Pachyphyllidae

Belongs to Dichocoenia according to Milne-Edwards and Haime 1849

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

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal microcarnivore-photosymbiotic

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Costa Rica (11 collections), Jamaica (2), Panama (3)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Costa Rica (2)

• Miocene of Panama (1)

Total: 19 collections each including a single occurrence

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