Siderastrea hillsboroensis Vaughan 1919 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Siderastreidae

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 Siderastrea according to T. W. Vaughan 1919

Sister taxa: Siderastrea adkinsi, Siderastrea banksi, Siderastrea bertrandiana, Siderastrea clarki, Siderastrea columnaris, Siderastrea conferta, Siderastrea crenulata, Siderastrea dalli, Siderastrea dubiosa, Siderastrea froehlichiana, Siderastrea italica, Siderastrea mendenhalli, Siderastrea micrommata, Siderastrea miocenica, Siderastrea pliocenica, Siderastrea propitia, Siderastrea radians, Siderastrea savignyana, Siderastrea scotia, Siderastrea senecta, Siderastrea siderea, Siderastrea silecensis, Siderastrea splendida, Siderastrea stellata, Siderastrea tuckerae, Siderastrea vancouverensis, Siderastrea washingtonensis

Type specimen: Its type locality is USGS Loc4890 - Tampa brickyard [Alum Bluff Gp], which is in a Miocene shallow subtidal limestone in Florida.

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at USGS Loc. 4890 - Tampa brickyard [Alum Bluff Gp]

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