Stylophora silicensis Weisbord 1973 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Pocilloporidae

Full reference: N. E. Weisbord. 1973. New and little-known corals from the Tampa Formation of Florida. Bulletin State of Florida Department of Natural Resources Division of Interior Resources Bureau of Geology 56:1-146

Belongs to Stylophora according to N. E. Weisbord 1973

Sister taxa: Stylophora affinis, Stylophora africana, Stylophora annulata, Stylophora binacuaensis, Stylophora cambridgensis, Stylophora canalis, Stylophora chiraensis, Stylophora coalescens, Stylophora compressa, Stylophora conferta, Stylophora cyclopleura, Stylophora damesi, Stylophora densata, Stylophora distans, Stylophora elongata, Stylophora eocaenica, Stylophora gaasensis, Stylophora garumnica, Stylophora gemmans, Stylophora granulata, Stylophora granulata, Stylophora granulate, Stylophora hercegowinensis, Stylophora imperatoris, Stylophora kuehlmanni, Stylophora lindavistae, Stylophora macdonaldi, Stylophora minor, Stylophora monticulosa, Stylophora mordax, Stylophora octophylla, Stylophora parvistella, Stylophora paumotensis, Stylophora pistillata, Stylophora pocilloporoides, Stylophora ponderosa, Stylophora portbellensis, Stylophora pulcherrima, Stylophora ramulosa, Stylophora raristella, Stylophora reussiana, Stylophora rugosa, Stylophora sokkohensis, Stylophora subreticulata, Stylophora tenuissima, Stylophora thirsiformis, Stylophora undata, Stylophora verrucosa, Stylophora willoughbyi

Type specimen: Its type locality is Russell Springs, Bainbridge, which is in a Chattian reef, buildup or bioherm limestone in the Chattahoochee Formation of Georgia

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal microcarnivore-photosymbiotic

Distribution:

• Miocene of Brazil (2 collections)

• Oligocene of United States (1: Georgia)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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