Scolymia cubensis Milne-Edwards and Haime 1849 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Mussidae

Alternative combination: Caryophyllia cubensis

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

Sister taxa: Scolymia australis, Scolymia lacera, Scolymia vitiensis, Parascolymia bracherti

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder


• Quaternary of Cayman Islands (5 collections), Costa Rica (5), Jamaica (2), Panama (1)

• Pliocene of Jamaica (1)

Total: 14 collections each including a single occurrence

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