Gardineroseris planulata Dana 1846 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Agariciidae

Alternative combinations: Agaricia planulata, Pavona planulata

Synonym: Agariciella ponderosa Gardiner 1905

Belongs to Gardineroseris according to C. R. C. Sheppard 1987

See also Chevalier 1968 and Kiessling 2008

Sister taxa: none

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal microcarnivore-photosymbiotic

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Japan (4 collections), Kenya (1), Mexico (1), New Caledonia (2), New Zealand (2), Papua New Guinea (5), Saudi Arabia (1), United States (1: Hawaii)

• Pliocene of the Bahamas (1), Papua New Guinea (1)

• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (1)

Total: 20 collections each including a single occurrence

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