Colpophyllia amaranthus Müller 1775 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Faviidae

Belongs to Colpophyllia according to K. G. Johnson 1998

Sister taxa: Colpophyllia applanata, Colpophyllia breviserialis, Colpophyllia duncani, Colpophyllia elegans, Colpophyllia eocaenica, Colpophyllia inaequalis, Colpophyllia iranica, Colpophyllia longicollis, Colpophyllia malayica, Colpophyllia meandrinoides, Colpophyllia mexicanum, Colpophyllia multisepta, Colpophyllia natans, Colpophyllia reagani, Colpophyllia slavutytschensis, Colpophyllia stellata, Colpophyllia willoughbiensis

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-microcarnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of the Bahamas (1 collection), the Netherlands Antilles (2), United States (1: Florida)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Costa Rica (1)

• Pliocene of Costa Rica (2)

• Miocene of Panama (2)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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