Petrophyllia limonensis Vaughan 1919 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Oculinidae

Alternative combination: Archohelia limonensis

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 Petrophyllia according to W. Kiessling et al. 2011

See also Vaughan 1919

Sister taxa: Petrophyllia clarki, Petrophyllia dartoni, Petrophyllia gardnerae, Petrophyllia rediviva, Petrophyllia remisovi, Petrophyllia vernonensis, Petrophyllia weaveri

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Costa Rica (2 collections), United States (2: Florida)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of United States (1: Florida)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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