Mussismilia harttii Verrill 1868 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Mussidae

Alternative combination: Mussa harttii

Belongs to Mussismilia according to T. Inskipp et al. 2005

Sister taxa: Mussismilia braziliensis, Mussismilia hispida, Mussismilia provincialis, Mussismilia vindobonensis

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder


• Quaternary of Brazil (2 collections), Costa Rica (2), Panama (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Costa Rica (2)

• Pliocene of Costa Rica (2)

• Miocene of Panama (1)

Total: 10 collections each including a single occurrence

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