Porites oligocenica Chevalier 1956 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Poritidae

Full reference: J. P. Chevalier. 1956. Les polypiers anthozoaires du Stampien de Gaas (Landes) [Stampian corals from Gaas (Landes)]. Bulletin de la Societe d'Histoire Naturelle de Toulouse 90:375-410

Belongs to Porites according to J. P. Chevalier 1956

Sister taxa: Porites amplectans, Porites anguillensis, Porites arenosa, Porites arnaudi, Porites astreoides, Porites australiensis, Porites baracoaensis, Porites belli, Porites bernardi, Porites branneri, Porites calabricae, Porites carrizensis, Porites chipolanum, Porites collegniana, Porites colonensis, Porites columnaris, Porites compressa, Porites convivatoris, Porites crustulum, Porites cylindrica, Porites deshayesiana, Porites divaricata, Porites diversiformis, Porites douvillei, Porites evermanni, Porites floridaeprima, Porites furcata, Porites gajensis, Porites hawaiiensis, Porites heronensis, Porites incrustans, Porites lanuginosa, Porites leptoclada, Porites lichen, Porites lobata, Porites lobatosepta, Porites lutea, Porites macdonaldi, Porites maigensis, Porites mancietensis, Porites matheroni, Porites minuta, Porites mordax, Porites multilamellata, Porites murrayensis, Porites nigrescens, Porites nodifera, Porites nummulitica, Porites pachysepta, Porites panamensis, Porites porites, Porites portoricensis, Porites pusilla, Porites rus, Porites solida, Porites sverdrupi, Porites timorensis, Porites trinitatis, Porites undulata, Porites vindobonarum, Porites waylandi

Type specimen: Its type locality is Gaas, which is in a Rupelian shallow subtidal marl/limestone in France

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Gaas

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