Porites convivatoris Foster 1986 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Poritidae

Full reference: A. B. Foster. 1986. Neogene paleontology in the northern Dominican Republic, 3. The family Poritidae (Anthozoa, Scleractinia). Bulletins of American Paleontology 90:47-123

Belongs to Porites according to A. B. Foster 1986

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 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 oligocenica, 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 NMB Loc16852 - Río Cano [Gurabo Fm], which is in a Messinian coastal sandstone/limestone in the Gurabo Formation of the Dominican Republic.

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (1 collection)

• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (5)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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