Meandrina meandrites Linnaeus 1758 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Meandrinidae

Alternative combinations: Madrepora maeandrites, Meandrina maeandrites, Pectinia maeandrites

Belongs to Meandrina according to J.E.N. Veron 2000

See also Weisbord 1974

Sister taxa: Meandrina (Placocyathus), Meandrina africana, Meandrina alahuelensis, Meandrina antiguensis, Meandrina brasiliensis, Meandrina equisepta

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Barbados (2 collections), Cayman Islands (6), Colombia (5), Costa Rica (8), the Dominican Republic (1), Jamaica (2), Mexico (1), the Netherlands Antilles (2), Panama (4), United States (1: Florida)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Jamaica (1), United States (1: Florida)

• Miocene of Panama (1)

Total: 35 collections each including a single occurrence

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