Astreopora portoricensis Vaughan 1919 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Acroporidae

Full reference: T. W. Vaughan. 1919. Fossil corals from central America, Cuba, and Porto Rico, with an account of the American Tertiary, Pleistocene, and Recent coral reefs. Smithsonian Institution Bulletin 103:189-524

Belongs to Astreopora according to T. W. Vaughan 1919

Sister taxa: Astreopora annulata, Astreopora antiguensis, Astreopora auvertiaca, Astreopora compressa, Astreopora decaphylla, Astreopora densata, Astreopora digitata, Astreopora dubiosa, Astreopora duwamishensis, Astreopora ehrenbergi, Astreopora esperanzae, Astreopora expansa, Astreopora gatuncilloensis, Astreopora goethalsi, Astreopora gracilis, Astreopora hemisphaerica, Astreopora hexaphylla, Astreopora hochstetteri, Astreopora leightoni, Astreopora listeri, Astreopora meneghiniana, Astreopora microcalix, Astreopora minima, Astreopora mostarensis, Astreopora myriophthalma, Astreopora occidentalis, Astreopora profunda, Astreopora rutteni, Astreopora sanjuanensis, Astreopora schedakena, Astreopora sphaeroidalis, Astreopora spinulosum, Astreopora stellaris, Astreopora subcylindrica, Astreopora tecta, Astreopora wallaceae, Astreopora walli

Type specimen: Its type locality is USGS 3191, Lares, which is in a Chattian perireef or subreef limestone in the Pepino Formation of Puerto Rico

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at USGS 3191, Lares

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