Isopora cuneata Dana 1846 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Acroporidae

Alternative combinations: Acropora cuneata, Madrepora cuneata

Synonyms: Acropora hispida Brook 1891, Acropora plicata Brook 1891, Isopora hispida Brook 1891, Madrepora hispida Brook 1891, Madrepora plicata Brook 1891

Belongs to Isopora according to C. C. Wallace et al. 2007

See also Felix 1920, Vaughan 1918, Veron 2000 and Wallace 1999

Sister taxa: Isopora brueggemanni, Isopora crateriformis, Isopora curacaoensis, Isopora ginsburgi, Isopora matahari, Isopora palifera, Isopora togianensis

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (2 collections), Papua New Guinea (17)

• Pliocene of Niue (1)

• Miocene of Fiji (1)

Total: 21 collections each including a single occurrence

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