Isopora palifera Lamarck 1816 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Acroporidae

Alternative combinations: Acropora palifera, Astrea palifera

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

See also Vaughan 1918

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

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder


• Quaternary of Australia (23 collections), Guam (1), Indonesia (1), Japan (30), Kenya (7), Maldives (1), New Caledonia (3), Papua New Guinea (22), Pitcairn (1), the Seychelles (5), Taiwan (5)

• Pliocene of Niue (1), Papua New Guinea (1)

Total: 101 collections each including a single occurrence

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